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Steven Van Zandt

Steven Van Zandt

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Steven Van Zandt (1982)

Interview by John Tobler, Rock's Backpages audio, 18 October 1982

Miami/Little Steve(n) talks about his life in music: playing in covers bands in New Jersey in the late '60s; first meeting Bruce Springsteen; getting sacked when Bruce got signed; the formation of the Asbury Jukes and the Stone Pony scene; joining the E Street Band during the making of Born to Run; forming the Disciples of Soul and recording Men Without Women; and being saved by rock'n'roll...

File format: mp3; file size: 55meg, interview length: 57' 17" sound quality: *****

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Steve Van Zandt: Miami, Bruce, and Roots

Interview by Harvey Kubernik, Melody Maker, 6 November 1976

LOS ANGELES: Miami Steve Van Zandt has been in Bruce Springsteen's band for over a year now, and also finds time these days to guide ...

Little Steven: Threat or Menace?

Interview by Laura Fissinger, Creem, November 1984

ONCE UPON a time the Federal Bureau of Investigation was more talked about than Michael Jackson is now. Seems that lots of folks got disrespectful ...

RAR! RAR! Disputin'! The History of Rock Against Racism

Retrospective by John Harris, New Musical Express, 16 October 1993

  ON APRIL 16, 1990, a proud man who'd spent 27 years in the custody of a vicious racist regime arrived in London. He'd come to ...

Steven Van Zandt

Interview by Graham Reid, The New Zealand Herald, 21 March 2003

SILVIO DANTE, Tony Soprano's loyal soldier and owner of the famous Bada Bing strip club, is in the lobby bar of a Sydney hotel and, ...

The Ramones Connection: Steven Van Zandt Explains The Secret Ingredient Behind His Garage-Rock Radio Show

Interview by Kirk Silsbee, LA CityBeat, 28 August 2003

WHEN BRUCE Springsteen slipped into his Baptist-preacher mode and acknowledged E Street Band members at the Forum in Inglewood last year, he concluded his round-robin ...

Little Steven's International Underground Garage Festival: Randall's Island, N.Y.

Live Review by Ben Edmonds, MOJO, October 2004

Forty-five bands plus Van Zandt's Boss defy failing weather and technology for New York's biggest garage rave-up. ...

Q&A: Little Steven Van Zandt

Interview by Bob Ruggiero, Houston Press, 14 April 2008

WITH JAMES BROWN no longer around, Steven Van Zandt might just have the title of the Hardest Working Man in Show Business. ...

Steve Van Zandt: "We said we'd walk together, come what may…"

Interview by Andrew Mueller, Uncut, June 2009

Forty years of friendship: Miami Steve Van Zandt on Bruce Springsteen ...

Steven Van Zandt: why playing in Springsteen's band helped me become right-hand man to a very different boss... Tony Soprano

Retrospective and Interview by Adrian Deevoy, Event Magazine, 3 August 2019

FOR FANS of The Sopranos, Steven Van Zandt will forever be Sil, consigliere — chief adviser — to troubled mob boss Tony Soprano. In reality ...

see also Little Steven & The Disciples Of Soul

see also Bruce Springsteen

see also Little Steven


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