Friday, June 21, 2013

Bruce Springsteen performs tribute to James Gandolfini

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performed the full “Born To Run” album Thursday night in Coventry, England as a tribute to actor James Gandolfini, who passed away Wednesday in Italy.

Billboard reports that 11 songs into the concert, Springsteen told the crowd the band would play its famed 1975 album in its entirety, dedicating the performance to “our great friend James Gandolfini.”

Springsteen's guitarist Steven Van Zandt co-starred with Gandolfini on HBO’s The Sopranos.

"I have lost a brother and a best friend. The world has lost one of the greatest actors of all time," tweeted the guitarist Wednesday night. "Maureen and I send our deepest sympathy and love to Deborah, Michael, Lily and all of Jimmy's family."

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

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