It is his first and so far only album of cover material, and his second consecutive non-E Street Band and non-rock music project. The album contains Springsteen's interpretation of thirteen folk music songs associated with Pete Seeger. The project began in late when Springsteen agreed to contribute a recording for an upcoming Pete Seeger tribute album on Appleseed Recordings. He headed to the record store, came back with an armful of Pete Seeger records, and proceeded to investigate and listen to his music. He allegedly joined in on some songs during the party. The band would later be invited to perform at two more birthday bashes at Springsteen's house, on 11 Oct and 14 Oct Charles Giordano, an associate of The Gotham Playboys, substituted for Holshouser when a scheduling conflict prevented him from attending the recording sessions. This group, in addition to other friends and acquaintances, would eventually become "The Seeger Sessions Band", later renamed "The Sessions Band". Giordano would also join the E Street band in
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Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen born September 23, , nicknamed "The Boss", is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who records and tours with the E Street Band. Springsteen is widely known for his brand of heartland rock, poetic lyrics, Americana sentiments centered on his native New Jersey and his lengthy and energetic stage performances, with concerts from the s to the present decade running up to an uninterrupted minutes in length. Forgot your password? Retrieve it. Get promoted. Select another language:. Powered by CITE. We need you!