The Boss has a new box set out now, taking a comprehensive look at The River era.
Whilst you add that to your Christmas list, how about adding some of these genuine collectables from our current Top 5
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Gotta Get That Feeling: 2011 US Record Store Day exclusive limited edition 2-track 10″ vinyl single, also includes Racing In The Street ’78 – recorded live from The Carousel, Asbury Park,housed in the sealed picture sleeve which incorrectly lists the B-Side as ‘Racing In The Sreet’ on the back reverse, more info here BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Before The Fame: 1998 Japanese 13-track edition CD, featuring a collection of early recordings put together by Jim Cretecos. The recordings were made while Bruce was under the control of Cretecos & former manager Mike Appel,a business relationship that Springsteen spent three years in court during the late seventies attempting to sever. This edition is complete with the lyric booklet picture sleeve, fold-out Japanese insert & obi-strip, more info here BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN World Tour ’93: Rare 1993 UK Extra Large sized crew only black 100% polyamide waterproof jacket, manufactured by Diesel, with a popper fastening front, two waist pockets and a hood in the collar. On the left breast is printed’Bruce Springsteen’ & ‘World Tour ’93’ printed in white, with the Diesel logo in orange, the back is printed with the ‘Only The Brave’ logo in orange. This was issued only to crew/people involved with the show & tour, and was never availableto be purchased by the general public, more info here BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN The ‘Live’ – The Legend Comes Alive: Mega rare 1986 Japanese Special DJ Copy 10-track promotional-only LP sampler with custom labels, unique sepia tinged Bruce portrait pasted sleeve with release details on the back for the Japanese market. Both sleeve and label list the first three songs on the B-side in the incorrect order. The sleeve has just a little light foxing and the vinyl appears in near ‘as new’ condition. Extremely rare & increasingly hard to find in such condition! More info here BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Darkness On The Edge Of Town: Rare 1978 US promotional 10-track Picture Disc LP, housed in a custom die-cut sleeve complete with lyric insert. This renowned collectable is still factory sealed from new with no deletion cuts or markings, & thus remains mint & unplayed three decades after it was released, more info here