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Encyclopedia > The Wild, the Innocent and the E Street Shuffle
The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle
The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle cover
Album by Bruce Springsteen
Released September 11, 1973
Recorded June - August 1973 at 914 Sound Studios in Blauvelt, New York
Genre Rock
Length 46:47
Label Columbia Records
Producer(s) Mike Appel, Jim Cretecos
Professional reviews
Bruce Springsteen chronology
Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.
(1973)
The Wild, the Innocent and the E Street Shuffle
(1973)
Born to Run
(1975)

The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle is the second album by Bruce Springsteen and the as-yet-unnamed E Street Band, released in 1973 (see 1973 in music). Cover of the Bruce Springsteen album The Wild, the Innocent and the E Street Shuffle. ... 33â…“ LP vinyl record for The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour album from the 1960s. ... Bruce Frederick Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American rock and folk singer, songwriter, and guitarist. ... September 11 is the 254th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (255th in leap years). ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... Blauvelt is a hamlet (and census-designated place) located in Rockland County, New York. ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Rock is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars, and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles, however saxophones have been omitted from newer subgenres of rock music since the 90s. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Columbia Records is the oldest continually used brand name in recorded sound, dating back to 1888. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music, owned by All Media Guide. ... Image File history File links Description: 5 out of 5 star. ... Robert Christgau (sometimes abbreviated in print to Xgau), born April 18, 1942, is an American essayist, music journalist, and rock critic. ... // History John Lennon - RS 1 (November 9, 1967)How I Won the War Film Still Founded in San Francisco in 1967 by Jann Wenner (who is still editor and publisher) and music critic Ralph J. Gleason, Rolling Stone was initially identified with and reported on the hippie counterculture of the... Image File history File links Description: 4 out of 5 star. ... Bruce Frederick Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American rock and folk singer, songwriter, and guitarist. ... Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J. was the first album recorded by Bruce Springsteen & the E-Street Band, released in 1973 (see 1973 in music), and sold about 25,000 copies in the first year. ... For the episode of Lost, see Born to Run (Lost) Born to Run is a rock album by American singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen, released in 1975 (see 1975 in music). ... 33â…“ LP vinyl record for The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour album from the 1960s. ... Bruce Frederick Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American rock and folk singer, songwriter, and guitarist. ... The E Street Band is a backing band that has toured and recorded with rock musician Bruce Springsteen since 1972. ... See also: 1972 in music, other events of 1973, 1974 in music, 1970s in music and the list of years in music // Events January-February January 9 - Mick Jaggers request for a Japanese visa is rejected on account of a 1969 drug bust, putting an abrupt end to The...


As with his first album, it was well-received critically but had little commercial success at the time. However, once Springsteen achieved popularity with Born to Run, several selections from this album became popular FM radio airplay and concert favorites. For the episode of Lost, see Born to Run (Lost) Born to Run is a rock album by American singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen, released in 1975 (see 1975 in music). ... FM radio is a broadcast technology invented by Edwin Howard Armstrong that uses frequency modulation to provide high-fidelity sound over broadcast radio. ...


In 2003, the album was ranked number 132 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. // History John Lennon - RS 1 (November 9, 1967)How I Won the War Film Still Founded in San Francisco in 1967 by Jann Wenner (who is still editor and publisher) and music critic Ralph J. Gleason, Rolling Stone was initially identified with and reported on the hippie counterculture of the... The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time was the cover story of a special issue of Rolling Stone magazine published in November 2003. ...

Contents


Track listing

  1. "The E Street Shuffle" – 4:31
  2. "4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)" – 5:36
  3. "Kitty's Back" – 7:09
  4. "Wild Billy's Circus Story" – 4:47
  5. "Incident on 57th Street" – 7:45
  6. "Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)" – 7:04
  7. "New York City Serenade" – 9:55

Rosalita (Come Out Tonight) is a 1973 song by Bruce Springsteen, from his The Wild, The Innocent, & The E Street Shuffle album, and is especially famed as a concert number for Springsteen and The E Street Band. ...

Track listing

"The E Street Shuffle"

"The E Street Shuffle" introduces a small group of characters including Power Thirteen and "his girl, Little Angel." The song describes the sordid characters of "E Street." Sex references abound, such as "All the little girls' souls grow weak when the man-child gives them a double shot" and references to "teenage tramps in skintight pants." The police have also been particularly oppressive: "the newsboys say the heat's been bad since Power Thirteen gave a trooper all he had in a summer scuffle." The song is fast-paced and exciting, and sets the mood for the album. The story behind the song was Springsteen's desire to share an allegorical story to modern day urbania. The Annunciation - the Angel Gabriel announces to Mary that she will bear Jesus (El Greco, 1575) An angel is an ethereal being found in many religions, whose duties are to assist and serve God. ... Look up Sex in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


First line

"Sparks fly on E Street when the boy prophets walk it handsome and hot" A prophet is a person who has directly encountered God, of whose intentions he can then speak. ...


"4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)"

"4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)" is a powerful love ballad, dedicated to Sandy and describing the depressing atmosphere that threatens to smother the love between the singer and Sandy. Locals include the "stoned-out faces," "switchblade lovers" and "the greasers" who "tramp the streets or get busted for sleeping out on the boardwalk till dawn." The singer is tired of "hangin' in them dusty arcades" and "chasin' the factory girls." A switchblade, fully extended. ... A greaser is a rockabilly-styled American from the 1950s and earlier, pre-hippie 1960s. ... Photograph of the boardwalk in Atlantic City, NJ, USA, taken August 2003. ... After just three years of use dust has blocked this laptop heat sink, making the computer unusable Dust is a general name for minute solid particles with diameter less than 500 micrometers (otherwise see sand or granulates) and, more generally, for finely divided matter. ... A video arcade (known as an amusement arcade in the United Kingdom) is a place where people play arcade video games. ... A factory (previously manufactory) or manufacturing plant is a large industrial building where workers manufacture goods or supervise machines processing one product into another. ...


Van Morrison's influence can be heard in this song, as "4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)" closely parallels his romanticization of Belfast in such songs as "Cypress Avenue" and "Madame George". One of the first other artists to cover Springsteen were The Hollies, who recorded a single of "Sandy" in 1975. George Ivan Van Morrison (born August 31, 1945) is a singer and songwriter from Belfast, Northern Ireland. ... Madame George is a song by Irish musician Van Morrison. ... The Hollies The Hollies are a British rock and roll band formed in the early 1960s. ...


First line

"Sandy, the fireworks are hailin' over Little Eden tonight" The Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House illuminated under New Years Eve Fireworks 2005 A fireworks event (also called a fireworks display or fireworks show) is a spectacular display of the effects produced by firework devices on various occasions. ... The various meanings of Eden: Garden of Eden Eden programming language Garden of Eden pattern, a term used in cellular automata Eden is the name of a film. ...


"Kitty's Back"

"Kitty's Back" describes, in contrast to the happy-in-spite-of-everything lovers of "4th of July", the depressed and unlucky characters of the seedy part of town. Catlong, Kitty, Sally, Big Pretty and Jack Knife are the only characters introduced by name, and the song focuses on Catlong (usually referred to as "Cat") and Kitty, his ex-girlfriend, who "left to marry some top cat" (referring to Big Pretty, and contrasting with her boyfriend, Catlong). In the end, Catlong can not resist Kitty when she returns because "she's so soft, she's so blue," and, even though he "knows his Kitty's been untrue" he "just sits back and sighs/Ooh, what can I do; ooh, what can I do."


First line

"Catlong sighs holding Kitty's black tooth"


"Wild Billy's Circus Story"

"Wild Billy's Circus Story" describes a panoply of circus people, including the fat woman ("Big Mama"), the fire-eater (who's "lyin' in a pool of sweat, a victim of the heat wave") and more. None of the characters get more than a line or two of description, characterizing them as dysfunctional, and bored in spite of the apparent freakishness. The titular character, Billy, is not introduced until the very end when the "circus boss" whispers to him "hey son, do you wantto try the big top?/Nebraska's the next stop." This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Official language(s) English Capital Lincoln Largest city Omaha Area  Ranked 16th  - Total 77,421 sq mi (200,520 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 0. ...


First line

"The machinist climbs his ferris wheel like a brave" The Riesenrad Ferris wheel of the Prater amusement park in Vienna, Austria. ...


"Incident on 57th Street"

"Incident on 57th Street" is about "Spanish Johnny," who is "dressed just like dynamite" though he drives a "beat-up old Buick" and can't find a girlfriend. A desperate Johnny is told he is a cheater and a liar by "the pimps" who "swing their axes." He meets "Puerto Rican Jane" who wants to take him "to the other part of town where paradise ain't so crowded." The new couple find their "soul flame" while "out on the street tonight." In spite of their sudden love, Jane knows "he'd never be true but she didn't really mind." Though Johnny tries not to get involved in the sordid affairs of his neighborhood, preferring to watch "the kids playin' down the street." Jane sleeps with her "sheets damp from sweat" while "Johnny sits up alone and watches her dream on, dream on." When Jane wakes up, she sees "Johnny putting his clothes back on" and all she can say is "those romantic young boys/All they ever want to do is fight." Johnny's friends call in through the window, asking if he wants to make "some easy money" and he leaves, promising to meet Jane "tomorrow night on Lover's Lane." Dynamite is an explosive based on the explosive potential of nitroglycerin using diatomaceous earth (Kieselguhr) as an adsorbent. ... Buick is a brand of automobile built in the United States, Canada, and China by General Motors Corporation. ... A pimp finds and manages clients for a prostitute, engaging her in prostitution, often street prostitution, in order to profit from her earnings. ... The axe or ax is an ancient and ubiquitous tool that has been used for millennia to shape, split and cut wood, harvest timber, as a weapon and a ceremonial or heraldic symbol. ... Paradise, by Jan Bruegel The word paradise is derived from the Avestan word pairidaeza (a walled enclosure), which is a compound of pairi- (around), a cognate of the Greek peri-, and -diz (to create, make), a cognate of the English dough. ... The soul, according to many religious and philosophical traditions, is a self aware ethereal substance particular to a unique living being. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... SWEAT is an OLN/TSN show hosted by Julie Zwillich that aired in 2003-2004. ... Pierre-Cécile Puvis de Chavannes: The Dream, 1883 A dream is the experience of envisioned images, voices, or other sensations during sleep. ... An example of Money. ...


"Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)"

Main article: Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)

"Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)" is a story of forbidden love between the singer and "Rosalita". It one of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's "500 Songs That Shaped Rock And Roll" [1]. The song's music video occupied the #"71 spot on Rolling Stone's 1993 list of the top 100 videos [http:"//www.rockonthenet.com/archive/1993/rsvideo.htm]. Rosalita (Come Out Tonight) is a 1973 song by Bruce Springsteen, from his The Wild, The Innocent, & The E Street Shuffle album, and is especially famed as a concert number for Springsteen and The E Street Band. ... The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at sunset. ... // History John Lennon - RS 1 (November 9, 1967)How I Won the War Film Still Founded in San Francisco in 1967 by Jann Wenner (who is still editor and publisher) and music critic Ralph J. Gleason, Rolling Stone was initially identified with and reported on the hippie counterculture of the...


"New York City Serenade"

"New York City Serenade" makes less coherent sense than the earlier songs. The first verse concerns "Billy" and "Diamond Jackie," who are "gonna boogaloo down Broadway and come back home with the loot." The second verse is about a "fish lady" who "baits them tenement walls" and "won't take corner boys" because they "ain't got no money." The singer invites her come with him "down Broadway" and "shake away your street life/shake away your city life," and "hook up to the train;" she, however, "won't take the train" because "she's afraid them tracks are gonna slow her down/and when she turns, this boy'll be gone." The third verse is a plea directed towards the "jazz man" who is asked to "play me your serenade" and advised to "save your notes, don't spend 'em on the blues boy/Save your notes, don't spend 'em on the darlin' yearlin' sharp boy." For other uses, including the shape â—Š, see Diamond (disambiguation). ... A view of Broadway in 1909 Broadway, as the name implies, is a wide avenue in New York City, and is the oldest north-south main thoroughfare in the city, dating to the first New Amsterdam settlement. ... The Guppy, also known as guppie (Poecilia reticulata) is one of the most popular freshwater aquarium fish species in the world. ... Categories: Stub | House types ... An example of Money. ... Night view of Taipei City. ... For other uses, see Train (disambiguation). ... Jazz is an original American musical art form originating around the start of the 20th century in New Orleans, rooted in Western music technique and theory, and is marked by the profound cultural contributions of African Americans. ... Blues is a vocal and instrumental musical form which evolved from African American spirituals, shouts, work songs and chants and has its earliest stylistic roots in West Africa. ...


First line

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Personnel

The E Street Band

Clarence Clemons (born January 11, 1942 in Norfolk, Virginia) is an American musician, best known as the tenor saxophone player in Bruce Springsteens E Street Band. ... Saxophones of different sizes play in different registers. ... In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ... Danny Federici (born January 23, 1950) is the longtime keyboard player for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. ... A button accordion An accordion is a musical instrument of the handheld bellows-driven free reed aerophone family, sometimes referred to as squeezeboxes. ... Piano, a well-known instance of keyboard instruments A keyboard instrument is any musical instrument played using a musical keyboard. ... Organ in Katharinenkirche, Frankfurt am Main, Germany Modern style pipe organ at the concert hall of Aletheia University in Matou, Taiwan The organ is a keyboard instrument with one or more manuals, and usually a pedalboard. ... A baby grand piano, with the lid up. ... Vinnie Mad Dog Lopez was the original drummer for the E Street Band. ... For other kinds of drums, see drum (disambiguation). ... Bâ™­ cornet The cornet is a brass instrument that closely resembles the trumpet. ... David Sancious ( Born in Asbury Park, N.J., November 30, 1953) is a talented musician probably best known for his work with Bruce Springsteen, Stanley Clarke, Narada Michael Walden and Zucchero Fornaciari. ... A clavinet is a keyboard instrument, manufactured by the Hohner company. ... An electric piano (e-piano) is an electric musical instrument whose popularity was at its greatest during the 1960s and 1970s. ... Bruce Frederick Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American rock and folk singer, songwriter, and guitarist. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Wikibooks has a manual, textbook or guide to this subject: Harmonica A harmonica is a free reed musical wind instrument (also known, among other things, as a mouth organ or mouth harp, French harp, tin sandwich, blues harp, simply harp, or Mississippi saxophone), having multiple, variably-tuned brass or bronze... Martin EB18 Bass Guitar in flight case The electric bass guitar (also called electric bass or simply bass) is an electrically amplified plucked string instrument. ... Carved and round backed mandolins (front) A mandolin is a small, plucked, stringed musical instrument, descended from the mandora. ... Maracas are simple percussion instruments (idiophones), usually played in pairs, consisting of a dried gourd shell (cuia - kOO-ya) filled with seeds or dried beans. ... Garry Tallent (born October 27, 1949 in Detroit, Michigan), sometimes billed as Garry W. Tallent, is an American musician and record producer, best known for being the longtime bass player in Bruce Springsteens E Street Band. ... The horn is a brass instrument that consists of tubing wrapped into a coiled form. ... The tuba is the largest of the low-brass instruments and is one of the most recent additions to the modern symphony orchestra, first appearing in the mid-19th century, when it largely replaced the ophicleide. ...

Additional musicians

A pair of congas The conga is a tall, narrow, single-headed Cuban drum of African origin, probably derived from the Congolese Makuta drums. ... Percussion instruments are music instruments played by being struck, shaken, rubbed or scraped, hence the percussive name. ... Suki Lahav is an Israeli violinist and vocalist who is most known for being a member of Bruce Springsteens E Street Band from September 1974 to March 1975. ... Baritone saxophone The baritone saxophone is one of the larger and lower pitched members of the saxophone family. ...

Production

  • Teresa Alfieri – design
  • John Berg – design
  • David Gahr – photography
  • Louis Lahav – engineer

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External link

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
Bruce Springsteen | Roy Bittan | Clarence Clemons | Danny Federici | Nils Lofgren | Patti Scialfa | Garry Tallent | Soozie Tyrell | Steven Van Zandt | Max Weinberg
Ernest "Boom" Carter | Suki Lahav | Vini "Mad Dog" Lopez | David Sancious
Original studio albums
Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J. | The Wild, the Innocent and the E Street Shuffle | Born to Run | Darkness on the Edge of Town | The River | Nebraska | Born in the U.S.A. | Tunnel of Love | Human Touch | Lucky Town | The Ghost of Tom Joad | The Rising | Devils & Dust | We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions
Live albums
Live/1975-85 | Chimes of Freedom (EP) | In Concert/MTV Plugged | Live in New York City (also DVD) | Live in Barcelona (DVD) | Hammersmith Odeon London '75
Compilations, Reissues, and Unreleased material albums
Greatest Hits | Tracks | 18 Tracks | The Essential Bruce Springsteen | Born To Run 30th Anniversary Edition (with DVD)
Bruce Springsteen discography
Other Related Articles
Mike Appel | Jon Landau | Max Weinberg 7 | Miami Horns
Categories
Bruce Springsteen | Bruce Springsteen albums | Bruce Springsteen songs | Bruce Springsteen musicians | Bruce Springsteen tours

 
 

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