Label: CBS - COL 40073 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue • Country: South Africa • Genre: Rock • Style: Classic Rock
It N.J. also the second single released from the album. A cover version titled Spirits in the Night spirit being pluralperformed by Dum! Dum! - Stan Getz - Dynasty Mann's Earth Bandwas released on the album Nightingales and Bombers and as a Top 40 single. It was one of the last songs to be written and recorded for the release. Springsteen had recorded 10 other tracks for the album, but Clive Davispresident of the record label that was releasing the album, was concerned that the recorded tracks did not have enough commercial appeal.
As a result, the recording lineup for "Spirit in the Night" was limited to Vini Lopez on drums, Clarence Clemons on saxophoneand Springsteen himself playing all other instruments. Although most of the songs on Greetings from Asbury Park, N. The follow-up album to Greetings from Asbury Park, N. Although the release of the song as a single was unsuccessful in the U.
This version is memorable as Springsteen has to start the third verse over again after playing the wrong chords on piano. The studio version of the song was released on the compilation album The Essential Bruce Springsteen. With live performances as of May"Spirit in the Night" is by far the most frequently played song from Greetings from Asbury Park, N. The song live involves important crowd participation, with the audience singing the "all night" verse during the chorus while Springsteen interacts very closely with the front rows, sometimes even throwing himself into the pit.
The Manfred Mann version differs from Springsteen's version mostly in its arrangement, relying heavily on keyboards and using different harmonies in the chorus. The album version, featuring Mick Rogers on vocals, peaked at 97 on the Billboard Hot in That version reached Billboard ' s Top 40peaking at Also available on 'blue' Roaring Silence LP in the 's. Although Greasy Lake, where the Time And Death - Reveille - Time And Death takes place, is a mythical place, drummer Vini Lopez has stated that it is actually a composite of two locations that band members used to visit.
One was Lake Carasaljonear the intersection of U. The other was a swampy lake near Garden State Parkway exit From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved 19 November Tougher N.J.
the Rest. The Words and Music of Bruce Springsteen. Born to Run. Retrieved Archived from the original on May 27, Bruce Springsteen. Greetings from Asbury Park, N.
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