Tracks - Studio Sessions - Tracks 18
Songs marked with # issued on both Tracks and 18 Tracks, ## issued only on 18 Tracks (not on Tracks).

This list corrects the date and location errors found in the Tracks booklet.
Song Title Recording Date Location Session Era
Growin' Up# May 03, 1972 CBS Studios, NY demo
The Fever## May 16, 1973 914 Sound, NY WIESS
Seaside Bar Song# Jun 28, 1973 914 Sound, NY WIESS
Hearts Of Stone# Oct 14, 1977 Record Plant, NY DARKNESS
Iceman Oct 27, 1977 Record Plant, NY DARKNESS
Roulette Apr 03, 1979 Power Station, NY RIVER
Mary Lou May 30, 1979 Power Station, NY RIVER
I Wanna Be With You# May 31, 1979 Power Station, NY RIVER
Bring On The Night Jun 13, 1979 Power Station, NY RIVER
Ricky Wants A Man Of Her Own Jul 16, 1979 Power Station, NY RIVER
Loose Ends# Jul 18, 1979 Power Station, NY RIVER
Be True Jul 18, 1979 Power Station, NY RIVER
Stolen Car Jun 20, 1979 Power Station, NY RIVER
Dollhouse Aug 21, 1979 Power Station, NY RIVER
Where The Bands Are# Oct 9, 1979 Power Station, NY RIVER
Living On The Edge Of The World Dec 03, 1979 Power Station, NY RIVER
Take 'em As They Come Apr 10, 1980 Power Station, NY RIVER
Restless Nights Jan 14/Apr 11, 1980 Power Station, NY RIVER
Rendezvous# Dec 31, 1980 Nassau Coliseum, NY Live in concert
Born In The U.S.A.# Jan 03, 1982 Thrill Hill EAST, NJ NEBRASKA
Lion's Den# Jan 25, 1982 Power Station, NY BITUSA
My Love Will Not Let You Down# May 05, 1982 Power Station, NY BITUSA
A Good Man Is Hard To Find (Pittsburgh) May 05, 1982 Power Station, NY BITUSA
Wages Of Sin May 10, 1982 Power Station, NY BITUSA
This Hard Land May 11, 1982 Power Station, NY BITUSA
Frankie May 14, 1982 Power Station, NY BITUSA
Johnny Bye-Bye Jan 4?, 1983 Thrill Hill WEST, CA BITUSA
Shut Out The Light Jan 19, 1983 Thrill Hill WEST, CA BITUSA
Cynthia Jun 15, 1983 Hit Factory, NY BITUSA
Pink Cadillac# May 31, 1983 Hit Factory, NY BITUSA
Car Wash May 31, 1983 Hit Factory, NY BITUSA
TV Movie Jun 13, 1983 Hit Factory, NY BITUSA
Stand On It Jun 16, 1983 Hit Factory, NY BITUSA
Janey, Don't You Lose Heart# Jun 16, 1983 Hit Factory, NY BITUSA
Brothers Under The Bridges Sep 14, 1983 Hit Factory, NY BITUSA
Man At The Top Jan 12, 1984 Hit Factory, NY BITUSA
Rockaway The Days Jan 12, 1984 Hit Factory, NY BITUSA
When You Need Me Jan 20, 1987 Thrill Hill EAST, NJ TOL
Two For The Road Feb 00, 1987 Thrill Hill EAST, NJ TOL
The Honeymooners Feb 22, 1987 Thrill Hill EAST, NJ TOL
The Wish Feb 22, 1987 Thrill Hill EAST, NJ TOL
Lucky Man Apr 04, 1987 Thrill Hill EAST, NJ TOL
Trouble In Paradise Dec 01, 1989 Soundworks West, CA HT
Part Man, Part Monkey# Jan 00, 1990 Soundworks West, CA HT
Sad Eyes# Jan 25, 1990 Soundworks West, CA HT
Leavin' Train Feb 27, 1990 Oceanway Studios, CA HT
Trouble River## Apr 06, 1990 Soundworks West, CA HT
Seven Angels Jun 29, 1990 Oceanway Studios, CA HT
My Lover Man Dec 04, 1990 Soundworks West, CA HT
When The Lights Go Out Dec 06, 1990 Record Plant West, CA HT
Over The Rise Dec 07, 1990 Soundworks West, CA HT
Goin' Cali Jan 29, 1991 A&M Studios, CA HT
Loose Change Jan 31, 1991 Record Plant West, CA HT
Happy Jan 18, 1992 A&M Studios, CA LUCKY TOWN
Back In Your Arms Jan 12, 1995 Hit Factory, NY BB-GREATEST
Brothers Under The Bridge# May 22, 1995 Thrill Hill WEST, CA GOTJ
Gave It a Name Aug 24, 1998 Thrill Hill EAST, NJ RISING
The Promise## Feb 12, 1999 Thrill Hill EAST, NJ RISING

Note: Given their placement in the compilation both "Arnie" and "That's Okay" may be outtakes from "The River" sessions, but their absence from the studio logs is peculiar. "Angelyne" was recorded with the E Street Band in February 1980 before being donated in early 1982 to Gary U.S. Bonds.

"Growin' Up" – 2:38
"Seaside Bar Song" – 3:33
"Rendezvous" – 2:48
"Hearts of Stone" – 4:29
"Where the Bands Are" – 3:43
"Loose Ends" – 4:00
"I Wanna Be With You" – 3:21
"Born in the U.S.A." (Demo version) – 3:10
"My Love Will Not Let You Down" – 4:24
"Lion's Den" – 2:18
"Pink Cadillac" – 3:33
"Janey, Don't You Lose Heart" – 3:24
"Sad Eyes" – 3:47
"Part Man, Part Monkey" – 4:28
"Trouble River" – 4:18
Recorded April 1990 (Human Touch outtake)
"Brothers Under the Bridge" – 4:55
"The Fever" – 7:35
Recorded May 1973
"The Promise" – 4:48
Recorded February 1999

Tracks project on November 4–5 1997
ZERO AND BLIND TERRY
FIRE ON THE WING
THUNDERCRACK
SEASIDE BAR SONG
HEY SANTA ANA
EVACUATION OF THE WEST
BISHOP DANCED

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Despite stellar reviews the initial sales of the Tracks boxed set were well below expectations, probably due to this pricey retrospective not being issued in the wake of a huge selling Springsteen album (as had been the case in 1986 when Live 1975-85 followed the Born In The USA album). Partly as a consequence of the slow sales it was decided in January 1999 to release an abbreviated single CD version of Tracks titled 18 Tracks. This was intended for the more casual fan, although 18 Tracks also served the purpose as a promotional tie-in for the E Street Band "Reunion" tour that was announced at the same time. 18 Tracks contained fifteen recordings already issued on Tracks, plus three previously unreleased recordings ("The Fever", "Trouble River" and "The Promise"). Sales of 18 Tracks were also disappointing, although the Reunion tour that followed was a tremendous commercial success.

Songs marked with # issued on both Tracks and 18 Tracks, ## issued only on 18 Tracks (not on Tracks).

This list corrects the date and location errors found in the Tracks booklet.
Song Title Recording Date Location Session Era
01 Growin' Up May 16, 1973 914 Sound Studios, NY
02 Seaside Bar Song Jun 28, 1973 914 Sound Studios, NY
03 Rendezvous Dec 31, 1980 Nassau Coliseum, NY Live in concert
04 Hearts Of Stone Oct 14, 1977 Record Plant, NY DARKNESS
05 Where The Bands Are Oct 9, 1979 Power Station, NY RIVER
06 Loose Ends Jul 18, 1979 Power Station, NY RIVER
07 I Wanna Be With You May 31, 1979 Power Station, NY RIVER
08 Born In The U.S.A. Jan 03, 1982 Thrill Hill East, NJ
09 My Love Will Not Let You Down May 05, 1982 Power Station, NY
10 Lion's Den Jan 25, 1982 Power Station, NY BITUSA
11 Pink Cadillac May 31, 1983 Hit Factory, NY BITUSA
12 Janey, Don't You Lose Heart Jun 16, 1983 Hit Factory, NY BITUSA
13 Sad Eyes Jan 25, 1990 Soundworks West, CA HT
14 Part Man, Part Monkey Jan 00, 1990 Soundworks West, CA HT
15 Trouble River Apr 06, 1990 Soundworks West, CA HT
16 Brothers Under The Bridge May 22, 1995 Thrill Hill WEST, CA GOTJ
17 The Fever May 16, 1973 914 Sound Studios, NY
18 The Promise v6 Feb 12, 1999 Thrill Hill East, NJ

Note: Given their placement in the compilation both "Arnie" and "That's Okay" may be outtakes from "The River" sessions, but their absence from the studio logs is peculiar. "Angelyne" was recorded with the E Street Band in February 1980 before being donated in early 1982 to Gary U.S. Bonds.


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