Bruce Springsteen delivered a Christmas present to his fans on December 23 when he officially released the November 22, 2009 show at the HSBC Arena in Buffalo, N.Y. – the last E Street Band performance featuring saxophonist Clarence Clemons.
According to Classic Rock, The three-hour-and-25-minute set was the final date of the Working On A Dream tour which began on September 20 stop in Chicago. The show featured the full album performance of Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J.
The show consists of a 28 song set plus a 7-song encore! The E Street Band consisted of: Roy Bittan – Piano, electric keyboards; Clarence Clemons – Saxophones, percussion, vocal; Charlie Giordano – Organ, electric keyboards; Nils Lofgren – Electric and acoustic guitar, pedal steel, vocal; Garry Tallent – Bass; Soozie Tyrell – Acoustic guitar, violin, percussion, vocal; Stevie Van Zandt – Electric guitars, mandolin, vocal; Max Weinberg – Drums; Curtis King – background vocals and tambourine; Cindy Mizelle – background vocals and tambourine and Curt Ramm – trumpet.
Springsteen dedicated the performance to his former manager Mike Appel, who was in attendance, and added: “This was the miracle,” he said during the show. “This was the record that took us from way below zero to … one.”
Clemons died on June 18, 2011 after having suffered a stroke.
The concert is available for purchase from the Live Music section of Springsteen’s website.