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Nils Lofgren Talks About Playing Epic Three-Hour Marathons With Bruce Springsteen

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Even though the core of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band is over 60, they are still able to play more than three hours every night with more energy than bands half - check that - one-third their age. Except, of course, when the ruffians get shut down by the police for being out too late. In a new interview, guitarist Nils Lofgren describes what it's like at the end of those marathons.

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Nils Lofgren Says New Songs Will “Evolve” On Bruce Springsteen Tour

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Touring behind an album that mostly featured other musicians could be a challenge for most bands. In a recent interview, E Street Band guitarist Nils Lofgren discussed how Bruce Springsteen's side men and women are handling the songs from 'Wrecking Ball' on their current tour.

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Nils Lofgren: “There Is No Clarence II”

Bruce Springsteen, Nils Lofgren, Soozie Tyrell
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As Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band prepare to go back out on the road behind their new album, 'Wrecking Ball,' guitarist Nils Lofgren has been doing a lion's share of the press. In a recent interview with Washington D.C.'s WBIG radio, Lofgren spoke about how the concerts will be different following the death of saxophonist Clarence Clemons in June 2011.

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Nils Lofgren of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band Speaks Out Against Republican Candidates

NIls Lofgren and Bruce Springsteen
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While Bruce Springsteen's leftist political beliefs has long been reflected in his music, including his new release, 'Wrecking Ball,' the views of his bandmates are less well-known. However, in a recent interview, guitarist Nils Lofgren railed against what he considers to be a lack of seriousness on the part of the Republican presidential candidates towards the main issues facing America today.

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Nils Lofgen Mourns Clarence Clemons on ‘Old School’

Nils Lofgen, Clarence Clemons, Bruce Springsteen
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In Nils Lofgen's eyes, E Street will forever be missing a cherished neighbor. The guitar legend is still mourning the loss of E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons, who died following a stroke six months ago.

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E Street Band Guitarist Nils Lofgren To Release New Solo Album Featuring Lou Gramm and Paul Rodgers

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Bruce Springsteen guitarist Nils Lofgren will release a new solo album on Tuesday, via his official website and digital download, featuring contributions from several old friends, including former Foreigner lead singer Lou Gramm, Bad Company’s Paul Rodgers and soul legend Sam Moore.

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Clarence Clemons’ Death Still Haunts Springsteen and E Street Band, According to Nils Lofgren

Clarence Clemons and Nils Lofgren
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Guitarist Nils Lofgren says in a new interview that there’s still quite a bit of sadness on E Street regarding the unexpected death of longtime Bruce Springsteen saxophonist Clarence Clemons, who passed away in June.

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Nils Lofgren Reflects On Neil Young’s ‘After The Gold Rush’

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After sneaking backstage at a Neil Young & Crazy Horse concert more than forty years ago, future E Street Band guitarist Nils Lofgren found himself playing on Neil's landmark 1970 'After The Gold Rush' album.

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