Bruce Springsteen and THE Guitar Solo

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Bruce Springsteen – Prove It All Night (Live)

There are many great guitar solos out there, but my favorite one has to be Bruce Springsteen’s solo on Prove It All Night (Live) from the Darkness On The Edge Of Town tour (1978). Yes! It has to be a live version, as a studio version doesn’t have the same extended intro.

It may not be the most technical guitar solo, or the fastest…but oh, boy…This one is all about pure passion. You can hear and feel all the small bends that Bruce does with his guitar. Every great guitar player has their own sound, and Bruce has it with his legendary Fender Esquire. Sound that my father describe as a circular saw… in a good way.

Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band – Prove It All Night
1978-08-15 – Capitol Center, Landover, MD

Bruce sings like his life is on the line… That’s why the Darkness tour was so great. Too bad that the guitar solo was only played on 1978 tour. Bruce Springsteen fans has hoped to hear the solo again since then….