Greetings From Asbury Park N.J.

Springsteen used a greeting card type of graphic by John Berg to highlight Asbury Park as the cover for his 1973 studio debut album “Greetings From Asbury Park N.J.

The album reached #60 on the Billboard 200 album chart and has been certified by RIAA as 2X Platinum.


Side One:
Blinded by the Light
Growin’ Up
Mary Queen of Arkansas
Does This Bus Stop at 82nd Street?
Lost in the Flood

Side Two:
The Angel
For You
Spirit in the Night
It’s Hard to Be a Saint in the City


Bruce Springsteen – lead vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, harmonica, bass guitar, piano, keyboards, handclaps
Clarence Clemons – saxophone, backing vocals, handclaps
Vini Lopez – drums, backing vocals, handclaps
David Sancious – piano, Hammond organ, keyboards
Garry Tallent – bass guitar
Richard Davis – double bass on “The Angel”
Harold Wheeler – piano

Springsteen Discography

1973 – Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.
1973 – The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle
1975 – Born to Run
1978 – Darkness on the Edge of Town
1980 – The River
1982 – Nebraska
1984 – Born in the U.S.A.
1987 – Tunnel of Love
1992 – Human Touch
1992 – Lucky Town
1995 – The Ghost of Tom Joad
2002 – The Rising
2005 – Devils & Dust
2006 – We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions
2007 – Magic
2009 – Working on a Dream
2012 – Wrecking Ball
2014 – High Hopes
2019 – Western Stars

Asbury Park
Asbury Park NJ 07712