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Bruce Springsteen: Video Anthology 1978-1988 (1989)

"The Boss" is back again; full-force in one of his best productions with the E Street Band. I've never seen Bruce Springsteen in better form! This decade-long anthology not only features ... See full synopsis »
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Credited cast:
Bruce Springsteen ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Roy Bittan Roy Bittan ... Himself
Clarence Clemons ... Himself
Courteney Cox ... Bruce's Fan (segment "Dancing in the Dark") (archive footage)
Danny Federici Danny Federici ... Himself
Joette Higgins Joette Higgins
Nils Lofgren ... Himself
Patti Scialfa Patti Scialfa ... Herself
Garry Tallent Garry Tallent ... Himself
Steven Van Zandt ... Himself
Max Weinberg ... Himself
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"The Boss" is back again; full-force in one of his best productions with the E Street Band. I've never seen Bruce Springsteen in better form! This decade-long anthology not only features all of his greatest hits, but if you watch somewhat closely; you'll see Courteney Cox (-Arquette...) get her first big break --- by dancing onstage with "The Boss!" She was quite cute then and it appeared that she was just randomly picked to dance with Bruce; but (spoiler now...) she was offered $200 to dance with "The Boss." Still, everything seems spontaneous and it's a great concert!

Disk 1: * Rosalita (Come Out Tonight) * The River * Thunder Road * Atlantic City * Dancing in the Dark * Born in the U.S.A * I'm on Fire * Glory Days * My Hometown

Disk 2 * Human Touch * Better Days * 57 Channels (And Nothing On) * Leap Of Faith * Streets of Philadelphia * Murder Incoporated * Secred Garden * Hungry Heart * Dead Man Walkin'

Bonus: Secret Garden (With strings) Complete Discography eith track lists (from (...

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31 January 1989 (USA) See more »

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Brilliant Bruce Video!
11 July 2001 | by GrantCAGESee all my reviews

Although not so much a 'live' release (it features different venues for different song performances) and straight ahead music videos. I actually think this is better because we're seeing Bruce live with the band and we see his music videos that feature our favourite songs of his also. Think of this video as a sort of 'bumper' video release with plenty of Bruce's brilliant material throughout. The video kicks off from a 1978 performance of 'Rosalita' with a 29 year old Bruce wailing away with chicks jumpin' on the stage grabbing him! Lucky guy! The other songs featured include all the popular tunes like 'Born To Run', 'Born In The USA', 'I'm On Fire' and 'Glory Days'. Even some lesser known songs such as 'Spare Parts' (from 'Tunnel Of Love' album) and 'Tougher than the rest' from 'Tunnel Of Love' also which are both live. I like Bruce Springsteen a lot. He has the edge as a showman and musical innovator without losing the plot onstage. Fans will love this video for it's authentic live performances, music videos and classic Springsteen songs. Great! 9/10


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