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Springsteen saw his first rock concert here.


Springsteen saw his first rock concert here.

Bruce Springteen's mom took him to see his first rock show here, a performance by Chubby Checker. I heard this on Sirius Radio's E-Street channel, when cartoonist Frank Caruso was guest DJ and played the live version of Springsteen covering the Beatles' Tell Me Why, and Bruce mentions it in the intro story. I see online that the date was 6/29/62. Bruce said that Checker was really good.


Location: Steel Pier , 1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, New Jersey, 08401, United States
Listing Category: Concerts, Music Festivals, First Ever ..., Pop Music, Rock and Roll, Rock Stars, Springsteen, Bruce
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Created Date: 06-24-2018

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Name : plaquemaster
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : I see that this event is mentioned in the Born to Run autobiography by Mr. Springsteen, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer, 9/25/16 at p. H3.
Date : 2016-10-04

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