Donor Thanks

Donor Thanks [various dates, most recent first]

Michelle Maitico (Maryland) for a large donation from her personal collection.

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Uwe Kripp (Germany) for several articles from German publications (with additional thanks to our friend Astrid Ewen)

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Pascal Horsthuis (Netherlands) for a very large donation of DVDs.

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John “Oats” (New Jersey) and Neil Reid (posthumous) for an important donation which helps to round out the Collection.

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June and John Lisk (Monroe, NJ) for a large donation of miscellaneous treasures that we are certain was difficult to part with.

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Lynne Kirchdoerffer for her treasure trove of articles, magazines, fanzines and memorabilia from the early days of Bruce and other band members.  We cannot thank her enough.

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Louie Anderson for his University of Edinburgh thesis The Significance of Bruce Springsteen; Stefano Pecorario (Italy) for a recent issue of JAM magazine; Chris Zarzecki of West Yorkshire, England – and issue of “This is Y” as well as other articles .from Mr. Zarzecki’s travels; Joan Artale for an article from “National Mortgage News”. Tom Cunningham of Bruce Brunch for two articles from the “Trenton Times” (1974); Stan Goldstein for many, many articles and memorabilia; Shawn Poole for the April, 2015 Fanzine – The Wish
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Shawn Poole for The Wish fanzine, David Wilson for the Official Vinyl Release of Tunnel of Love; Cecile Fauveau for the French CD Les Stars Font Leur Cinema and a difficult translation of a French comic book; Gina Mullins-Cohen, VP of Marketing, Parks and Recreation Magazine for the August 2015 article on the making of Vinyard Park.
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Denise Green (Decatur, Il) for keeping the Academic Journals and Papers Section up to date.
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Carl Beams (Howell, NJ) for several magazine, newspaper articles and a Mini Bruce Tour Guide from the Freehold Library, Rocio & Jose Ramon (Spain) for a Spanish Esquire Magazine, Nick Bonastia (Cliffside Park, NJ) for an American Photo magazine, Shawn Poole (Philadelphia, PA) for the book One Step from Grace, Kerri Darby (Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia) for donating the book, The Never, Um, Ever Ending Story, The Woody Guthrie Center (Tulsa, OK) for their generous invitation and T-shirt from “Bruce Springsteen A Photographic Journey,” their 1st anniversary celebration, David Wilson (Woodbridge, NJ) for the Fall, 2014 edition of the Monmouth University Magazine and the half speed remastered edition of the vinyl Darkness on the Edge of Town, Astrid Ewen (Billerbeck, Germany) for magazine and newspaper articles from Germany, Vito Gianfrate (Ponte San Pietro, Italy) for sending the Book Our Love is Real, Rich Fillphone (Parsippany, NJ) for a Born in the USA poster, Mark Krajnak (Allentown, NJ) for his Pictures on the Edge of Town poster, Marty Venturo (Cranford, NJ) collector extraordinaire, for hundreds of newspapers articles, Paul Cain (Nashville, TN) for two t shirts from The River tour and several ticket stubs.

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Thank you to our friend Tim Thompson (Nantucket, MA) for the Wall Street Journal Article and the Southside Johnny cassette tape.
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Thank you to Anita O’Brien (Rumson, NJ) for donating newspaper articles from the Asbury Park Press, and to Joan Pedersen (Lake Luzerne, NY) for her continued support and a newspaper article from the Tennessean newspaper. A special thank you to Drew Houseworth (Wall, NJ) for tour itinerary books from The River and Born in the USA tours.
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Thank you to Barbara Crooker (Fogelsville, PA) for donating her Book of Poems, Line Dance.
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David A. Gabel (North Wales, PA) for the awesome Pink Cadillac tour t-shirt from the 1984-85 Born in the USA tour, Drew Houseworth (Wall, New Jersey) for the donation of an embroidered prototype crew jacket from the Tunnel of Love Tour – one of only two made for the crew and then never actually provided to crew members.  Mark Thovson (Clarkfield, MN) for donating his extensive collection of posters, pennants and cloth banners spanning several decades, Keith Wells (Little Silver, NJ) for donating Trouble in the Heartland, brand new book of Crime Fiction inspired by the songs of Bruce Springsteen.
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Tim Thompson of Nantucket, MA, for his continuing support of the Collection.
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A big thank you to Tom McCormack  (Dublin, Ireland)  for more than a year’s worth of newspaper articles highlighting the latest tours and album;  Kerri Darby, new member of the Friends, from Tenterfield, New South Wales  for a number of newspaper articles and magazines regarding the latest tour and High Hopes;  long time Friends member and frequent donor, Cecille Fauveau ( Paris, France) for several magazines regarding the tour and High Hopes; Knut Boettcher ( Olbernhau, Germany) for a review of High Hopes and  (Billerbeck, Germany) for several newspapers and magazines from Germany; Craig Statham for articles on his book: Springsteen, Saint in the City; Rena Thompson ( Philadelphia, PA)  fornewspaper articles from South Africa.

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To Swedish author and poet Richard Ohlsson (Kalmar, SW) for his book Rockpoeter and his article in the magazine, Ikoner, to Jennifer Bardwell (Ottawa,ON,CA) for the Sept. 4, 1976 issue of Cash Box Magazine containing a Mike Appel letter, Vincente P. Innocente (Staten Island, NY) for donating a copy of the Springsteen & I DVD and  his thesis “Customer Delight, Brand Communtities, and Loyalty: The Case of the Bruce Springsteen Fan,” Bob Richardson (Portland, OR) for his Research Paper “The Theology of Bruce Springsteen” from Multnomah University, Portland, OR.

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Mark Uzzo (Tuckahoe, NY) for the 2014 Program from the Kristen Ann Carr Fundraiser.

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Bob Santelli (Los Angeles, CA) for donating the Music Cares Person of the Year 2013 Tribute Journal, Elieen Chapman (Asbury Park, NJ) for a large collection of newspaper articles, Internet Articles and Magazines, Ann Harris (Landfall, MN) for Newspapers from Minneapolis, MN and Buffalo, NY reviewing shows from the Reunion Tour in November,1999, Paolo Baiotti (Torino, Italy) for the Late for #115 of Late For the Sky Magazine, reviewing the Wrecking Ball Tour in Italy, 2013, Kary Antholis (Santa Monica, CA) for five magazines/fanzines, Michael Maiden (Monmouth University) for Proof Sheets from a Monmouth University Magazine, Carl Beams (Howell, NJ) for newspaper articles and three magazines from the 1980’s.  

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Tim Thompson, the Nantucket, MA piano man, for the March 1, 2014 Wall Street Journal article.
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For sharing Glory Days Symposium papers:  Donna Luff (Brookline, MA) and Gary F. Leising (Utica, NY); for the High Hopes review in the Chicago Tribune, Robert Emerson (Glenview, IL).

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Maggie Powell (Hannover, Germany) and Tim Bittersohl (Hannover, Germany) for a High Hopes Review in the German Rolling Stone Magazine, January, 2014; Anne Noss (Florham Park, NJ) for Time Magazine and a Daily Record TGIF article; Mark Uzzo  (Tuckahoe, NY) for a Daily News Biographic Comic;  Stan Goldstein (Ocean Grove, NJ) and Jean Mickle (Ocean Grove, NJ) for donating the Fourth Edition of their book Rock & Roll Tour of the Jersey Shore; Astrid Ewen (Billerbeck, Germany) for sending several links for Internet articles from Germany reviewing High Hopes; Claus Derksen (Dingden, Germany) for Issues No. 65 and 66 of the German Fanzine The Wish; Carl Beams (Howell, NJ) for a Bruce comic, assorted newspaper articles, Magazines and an entertainment yearbook from 1993 – Private Lives: The Year in Review, Shawn Poole (Philadelphia, PA) for donating the book This Land that I Love  Irving Berlin, Woody Guthrie, and the Story of Two American Anthems; Carlos Blanco (Sao Paulo, Brazil) for sending us extensive newspaper coverage of the Wrecking Ball tour from Brazil.

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For sharing his Glory Days Symposium Presentation: Keith Fudge (Native Arkansan teacher at the Universiy of Arkansas), Cecile Fauveau (Paris, France) for a French Rolling Stone Magazine, and other Magazines and Newspapers from Dublin, IR from July, 2013, Victoria Malawey for a chapter from Pop-Culture Pedagogy in the Music Classroom, an addition to Academic Papers, David R. Shumway for his 2012 “Short Section on Springsteen Videos Sayles Directed” from the book John Sayles (Urbana: University of Illionois Press), Rosalie Zdzienicka Fanshel (Sebastopol, CA) for her academic paper in Popular Music, Vol. 32, No.03 titled “Queer Bruce Springsteen”.

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Nantucket’s piano man, Tim Thompson, for his continued support of the Collection with a series of vinyl albums, 45 RPM records, a CD, and newspaper articles.

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For sharing their Glory Days Symposium papers:  Jonathan Cohen (Newton, MA) as well as his presentation to the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference; and Brad Yates (Carrollton, GA); also, to Donna Luff (Brookline, MA) for her Springsteen-themed article in the Philadelphia Review of Books; Rosanna Belluti (Fabbrico, IT) for continuing to provide great coverage in Italian magazines; Paul Daniel Thomas (Orlando, FL) for his recollection of the Sept. 6, 1973 show at Dean Junior College in Franklin, MA; Paul J. Contino (Malibu, CA) for a revised version of his 2005 Glory Days Symposium paper.

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For sharing their Glory Days Symposium Presentations:  Dennis Charney (North Bellmore, NY), Dennis Graham (Arkansas), Jason W. Faulkner (Malvern, PA), Lorne Wolfe (Montreal, Canada), Melanie Henwood (Towcester, UK) and Dr.Steven Ronik (Florida).

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For sharing their Glory Day Symposium presentation papers:  Danny Alexander (Kansas City, KS), Donna Gray (Greenwood Lake, NY), Nancy Caronia (Brooklyn, NY), Rick Clemons (Macomb, IL), Daniel Donaghy (Philadelphia, PA), and Donna Luff (Brookline, MA); Kevin Kansman (Farmington Hills, MI) for his Master’s thesis, which grew out of his Glory Days Symposium paper; and Rosanna Belluti (Fabbrico, IT) for coverage of the Wrecking Ball tour in Italy in 2013.

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Anne Noss (Florham Park, NJ) for an issue of EDGE Magazine; Astrid Ewen (Billerbeck, Germany) for many newspaper articles from the Wrecking Ball tour in Germany, Ireland and Italy; Knut Boettger (Olbernhau, Germany) for two German newspaper articles from the Wrecking Ball tour; Andrea Weckauf (Schwalmtal, Germany) for a German newspaper article with the July 8, 2013 report from Moenchengladbach; Mark Uzzo (Tuckahoe, NY) for the program from the April 20, 2013 Kristen Ann Carr Benefit.

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For sharing their Glory Days Symposium presentations:  Thom Gencarelli (Hastings-on-Hudson, NY),  Chad Barnett (Wheeling, WV), Rosemary Gallick (Pittsburgh, PA), Michele DeVinney (Fort Wayne, IN), Lorraine Mangione (Keene, NH), and Erin Kalbarczyk (Apex, NC).

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Cecile Fauveau (Paris, France) for magazine and newspaper coverage of the Wrecking Ball tour in France; the staff of The Wish for issue #64 for Germany’s No. 1 fanzine; for sharing their Glory Days Symposium papers: Bill Wolff (Bear, DE), Frank P. Fury (Bloomfield, NJ), Laura McCullough  (Little Silver, NJ),and  Patrick Ganz (Portsmouth, NH); Peter Redmond (Duleek, IR) and Tom McCormack (Dublin, IR) for excellent newspaper and magazine coverage of the Wrecking Ball tour in Bruce’s “adopted home” country — Ireland; David Dulo (Asbury Park, NJ) for his senior thesis at Monmouth University; Magnus Lauglo (Arlington, VA) for his masters thesis in 2003 at the University of Sussex (UK); and Craig Statham (Midlothian, UK) for his excellent biography entitled SPRINGSTEEN Saint In The City: 1949-1974.

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For sharing their presentations to Glory Days Symposiums:  David Ray Papke  (Milwaukee, WI), Christopher J. Rosa (Flushing, NY), Ernie Sandonato (Milford, PA), Justin R. Cary (Charlotte, NC), John Corbisiero (Franklin Lakes, NJ) and Thomas Wilkie (Buffalo, NY), who also donated a research paper written at Daemen College; to Irwin H. Streight (Kingston, ON, CA) for his presentation to the Popular Cultural Association Conference of 2013; Brian Chisholm (Lennoxtown, Glasgow, UK) for coverage of Glasgow in the Sunday Mail; Francesco Magni (Ponte Capriasca, CH) for the cover story in Classic Rock Lifestyle; and Robert Emerson (Glenview, IL) for the Reuters article on the Leipzig (DE) concert.

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To Michael Kobre (Charlotte, NC) for his presentation paper to “The Moviegoer at Fifty” conference sponsored by the Walker Perry Center for Writing and Publishing;  April Lindner (Havertown, PA) for her Glory Days Symposium papers from 2005, 2009, and 20012; also for excellent Glory Days presentation papers:  Ann E. Michael (Emmaus, PA), Beth Kephart (Philadelphia area, PA), Alex Pitofsky  (Hickory, NC), and Rosemary Gallick, (Pittsburgh, PA).

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Tom McCormack (Dublin, Ireland) for early 2013 coverage in Irish newspapers; Paolo Baiotti (Torino, Italy) for coverage of the Napoli (IT) show; Maria Tillema (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) for newspaper coverage of Wrecking Ball shows in Herning and Copenhagen and for a ticket stub from Herning; Francesco Magni (Ponte Capriasca, Switzerland) for the May 2013 cover story in OnStage from Milan; Mark Bourdeau (Cleveland, OH), Denise Green (Decatur, IL), Benjamin Railton (Charlottesville, VA), Nancy Bishop (Chicago, IL), and June Skinner Sawyers (Chicago, IL) for their Glory Days Symposium 2012 papers; thanks to June as well for her “Country Bruce” paper delivered in May to the 30th International County Music Conference and to Nancy for her review of “Homecoming 1972,” a Chicago play based on Bruce Springsteen’s song “Highway Patrolman;”  Maggie Powell (Hannover, Germany) for newspaper coverage of the Hannover show; Annette Eshleman (Austin, TX) for a 2013 issue of the The Austin Chronicle with a photo of Bruce at SXSW; and Steve Olsen (Bungendore NSW, Australia) for a great collection of newspaper and internet articles from the 2013 Australian tour, as well as Sony’s “Collection 1973-2012” CD released for the Australian tour.
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Paolo Baiotti (Torino, Italy) for coverage of the Oslo concert April 29 in Italian newspapers; David Dickson (Glasgow, Scotland) for his wonderful “destination” poster, featuring major Bruce locations as they would appear on a transportation information board; Marilyn Rocky (Little Silver, NJ), Bruce Springsteen’s “landlordess” at 7 1/2 West End Court in Long Branch, NJ, for her paper presented to the 2009 Glory Days Symposium; Joan Pedersen (New York) for newspaper coverage of the Norwegian shows; Mika Salonen (Helsinki, Finland)for coverage of the Turku shows in Finnish newspapers.

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Denise Green (Decatur, IL) for two additions to the Academic Journals & Papers section of the Collection; Peter Redmond (Duleek, Ireland) for an early preview article of Wrecking Ball Weekend in Ireland; Rosemary Gallick (Pittsburgh, PA) for her book on painted portraits of Bruce Springsteen and friends; Andrée Rathemacher (Kingston, RI) for a 1984 letter she received from Bruce Springsteen in response to her request, as a seventh grader, for an interview;  Shawn Poole (Philadelphia, PA) for keeping the Comic Book section of the Collection super current.
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David Wilson (Woodbridge, NJ) for updating the private foundation IRS filings for Bruce Springsteen’s two foundations, The Foundation and the Thrill Hill Foundation; Art Masciocchi (Berlin, NJ) for yet another huge donation of newspaper and magazine articles, spanning most of Bruce Springsteen’s career; Anne Noss (Florham Park, NJ) for an interesting issue of Esperanza.
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Burt Baron (Somerset, NJ) for “The Promise Fulfilled” radio broadcast from 2010;  Sandy and Keith Wells (Little Silver, NJ), and June Lisk (Monroe Township, NJ) for recent newspaper articles, magazines from the Jersey Shore, and items of historic memorabilia; Chris Tuffli (Manhattan Beach, CA) for the MusiCare coverage from Los Angeles.
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To the author Richard Ohlsson of Kalmar, Sweden for his two Springsteen books, one co-written with Swedish journalist Janne Adeen; Mayor Christopher B. Coleman of St. Paul, MN, for a copy of the proclamation declaring Nov. 11-12, 2012, as “Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Days” in the city; Joe Kivak (Dupont, PA), for important newspaper clippings from the late 1970s and 1980s; Tobias Sonestedt, (Malmo, Sweden), for his donation of a Springsteen-themed book from Sweden as well as research that located out of print Swedish books;  Denise Green (Decatur, IL) for her continued support of the Academic Journals & Papers section of the Collection; Eric Meola (Sagaponack, NY) for his limited edition book Born To Run Revisited; Tim Thompson (Nantucket, MA) for newspaper articles; Carl Beams (Howell, NJ), for newspaper and magazine articles, and the most unusual comic book donated to the Collection thus far.
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Brian Withrow (Ladd, IL) for the largest and most significant poster collection ever donated to The Bruce Springsteen Special Collection; Carl Beams (Howell, NJ) for a series of great Springsteen-themed cartoons; Vito Gianfrate of The Rosalita Club in Italy for a great Wrecking Ball poster; Cecile Fauveau (Paris, France) for the December 2012 French Rolling Stone (France) with an extensive Nebraska article; Joan Colet and the editorial staff of The Stone Pony (Spain) for issue No. 59 of their excellent fanzine; Astrid Ewen (Billerbeck, Germany) for recent issues of the German Rolling Stone, as well as a series of concert tickets; Anne Noss (Florham Park, NJ) for the “Best Jersey Songs Ever” cover story in the Inside Jersey magazine; Chris Nierling(Belleview, FL) for another vast donation of concert CDs and DVDs; Denise Green (Decatur, IL) for the article on Bruce Springsteen’s 1975 concert at her alma mater, John Carroll University; Tom McCormack (Dublin, Ireland) for continuing to update the Irish and UK press coverage of all-things Springsteen.
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To the staff of the ROULETTE fanzine, for four issues of their excellent quarterly from the Netherlands; Claus Derksen (Dingden, Germany) for issue Number 62 of the German fanzine The Wish; Karen Chapman (Greenwood Village, CO) for the Town and Country issue on the new “horsey” set including Jessica Springsteen; Joan Pedersen (New York) and Jim Van Horn (Clinton, AR) for excellent coverage of the Wrecking Ball tour in Kansas City;  Jim Van Horn, additionally, for an astonishing collection of 105 lapel pins;  Carl Beams (Howell, NJ) for the 1927 article on the death of Virginia Springsteen, 5, in Freehold.
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Chris Nierling (Belleview, FL) for a great collection of videos and DVDs; Frank Uzzo (New City, NY) for The New York Times review of Bruce; David Wilson (Woodbridge, NJ) for the private foundation IRS filings for Bruce Springsteen’s two foundations, The Foundation and the Thrill Hill Foundation; Sandy Wells (Little Silver, NJ) and Carl Beams (Howell, NJ) for recent Jersey Shore newspaper articles; Dan James (Portland, OR) for the Willamette Week excerpt of Peter Ames Carlin’s book.
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Roseann Whypp (Ewing, NJ) for her life-as-a-fan story published on Concertblogger.com; Steen Andersson (Vekso, Denmark) for making available an impressive collection of tickets from Denmark; Cecile Fauveau (Paris, France) for current French magazine and newspaper coverage.
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Tim Thompson, Nantucket’s piano man, for a huge collection of vinyl albums, newspaper clippings, books, and other items including a great Bottom Line poster; Kate Mellina (Philadelphia) for a year-long series of Asbury Park and Philadelphia newspaper articles.
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Tim Zatzariny Jr. (Woodbury, N.J.) for the complete “From Asbury Park To The Promised Land” exhibition press kit (Philadelphia 2012); Carl Beams (Howell, NJ), Sandy Wells (Little Silver, NJ), and June Lisk (Monroe Township, NJ) for significant additions to the books, newspaper articles, internet articles, and historic memorabilia sections of the Collection;  Denise Green  (Decatur, IL) for another excellent addition to the Academic Journals & Papers section of the Special Collection; David Wilson (Woodbridge, NJ) for his trail blazing research paper into Bruce Springsteen’s charitable donations.
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Denise Green (Decatur, IL) for three more additions to the Academic Journals & Papers section of the Special Collection;  Joan Pedersen (New York) for a huge and excellent collection of Norwegian newspapers covering Bruce during the Wrecking Ball tour (plus an Albany 2012 ticket); Carl Beams (Howell, NJ) for the Nebraka piece on rookiemag.com; Mika Salonen (Helsinki, Finland) for great newspaper coverage of the Wrecking Ball tour in Finland; Claus Derksen (Dingden, Germany) for issue 61 of the German fan magazine The Wish.
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Tom Warburton (Parsippany, NJ) for the Jersey Boys issue of NJ Monthly; Paolo Baiotti (Torino, Italy) for the article on Bruce Springsteen’s 2012 tour of Europe in the latest edition of Late For The Sky; Peter Redmond (Duleek, Ireland) for more great magazines from Ireland; Francesco Magni (Ponte Capriasca, Switzerland) for recent issues of the Italian magazines RARO! and Suono, both with Springsteen cover stories.
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Peter Schöfböck (Vienna, Austria) for excellent newspaper and magazine coverage of Wrecking Ball in Austria; Sandy Wells (Little Silver, NJ) and Carl Beams (Howell, NJ) for collections of Jersey Shore newspaper articles and magazines; Tom McCormack (Dublin, Ireland) for an awesome collection of Irish newspapers and magazines; Anne Noss (Florham Park, NJ) for the Town & Country feature that includes Jessica Springsteen.
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Notes & Visions blogger Annette Eshleman (Austin, TX) for press coverage of SXSW; Cecile Fauveau (Paris, France) for excellent press coverage of the Wrecking Ball tour in Paris;  Mark Uzzo (Mount Vernon, NY) for the Spring 2012 Bank Notes newsletter; Maria Tillema (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) for her blog on Hyde Park; Astrid Ewen (Billerbeck, Germany) for the German Harley-Davidson magazine Dream Machines.
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Astrid Ewen (Billerbeck, Germany) for excellent newspaper and magazine coverage of Wrecking Ball from Germany;  Tom McCormack (Dublin, Ireland) for continuing to keep the Irish section of the Collection strong with Wrecking Ball coverage in newspaper and magazine;
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Maria Tillema (Amsterdam, Holland) for newspaper coverage of the second Barcelona show; Jennifer Bardwell (Ottawa, Ontario) for an amazing collection of newspaper articles and 18 ticket stubs; Denise Green (Decatur, IL) for adding once again to the Academic Journals & Papers section of the Special Collection; Steve Smith (Pennsauken, NJ) for his review of Philadelphia (10/25/76) in The Campus Slate, the student newspaper of New York Institution of Technology in Old Wesbury, NY; Friends Board of Directors members Mark Uzzo (Tuckahoe, NY), June Lisk (Monroe Township, NJ), Anne Noss (Florham Park, NJ) and Melanie Paggioli (Oceanport, NJ) for significant contributions to the Collection, including three KACF programs from Uzzo; Francesco Magni (Ponte Capriasca, Switzerland) for another great addition to the Collection, the first issue of the Italian magazine Play Music; Olivier Demoulin (Chateau-Gontier, France) for a copy of his novel Sur La Route Avec Springsteen; SXSW (Austin, TX) for magazines, fliers and other materials relating to Bruce Springsteen’s 2012 keynote address and performance at the legendary festival.
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Rosanna Belluti
(Fabbrico, Italy) for her continued support from Italy;  Cecile Fauveau (Paris, France) for two more excellent French magazines;  Drew Houseworth (Edgewater, Maryland) for the Sept. 30, 1985 issue of Music Connection;  Melanie Paggioli (Oceanport, NJ) for a large collection of internet, newspaper, and magazine articles; Anne Noss (Florham Park, NJ) for Austin coverage in The Philadelphia Inquirer; Giancarlo Malagutti (Mantova, Italy) for the Italian comic book Orient Express, along with a reprint; Uwe Schmalz (Cologne, Germany) for a series of articles from Germany;  Claudia Tani (Rome, Italy) for the article on this Collection in the Italian magazine MEMO; Franz Wolfinger (Haid/Ansfelden, Austria) for Wrecking Ball coverage from Austria; Denise Green (Decatur, IL) for another fine addition to the Academic Journals & Papers section of the Special Collection.
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Carl Beams (Howell, NJ) for 1940 Census information on Bruce Springsteen’s father and Freehold grandparents, plus a series of Jersey Shore newspaper articles;  Mika Salonen (Helsinki, Finland) for Wrecking Ball coverage in the Finnish press; Sébastien M. Spatola (Pertuis, France) and Luca Lanini (Rome, Italy) for a wonderful series of Nebraska translations; Sal Trepat (Barcelona, Spain) for Spanish cover stories in Rolling Stone and This Is Rock; Cecile Fauveau (Paris, France) for five excellent French magazines with Wrecking Ball coverage;  Gudmann Kristporsson (Reykjanesbær, Iceland) for an excellent Wrecking Ball review (and translation) from the newspaper Morgunbladid;  Francesco Magni  (Ponte Capriasca, Switzerland) for the Buscadero cover story of Bruce Springsteen and Bob Seger and the April 12, 2012 cover story in Corriere Della Sera’s  supplement Sette; Denise Green (Decatur, IL) for continuing to support the Academic Journals & Papers section of the Special Collection; Michael Glaser (Sondershausen, Germany) for an excellent collection of German magazines, newspaper articles, the Fritz Rau book, and more; Sandy Wells (Little Silver, NJ) for a large collection of Asbury Park Press articles.

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Frank Müller (Villingen-Schwenningen,Germany) for Wrecking Ball in two German newspapers; Peter Redmond (Duleek, Ireland) for Wrecking Ball coverage from Ireland; Francesco Magni (Ponte Capriasca, Switzerland) for the excellent Buscadero March 2012 cover story; Leticia Lozano (Los Angeles, CA) for another great series of Italian to English translations; Jim Van Horn (Clinton, AR) for the Arkansas Democrat Gazette’s Wrecking Ball review — one of the best!; Astrid Ewen (Billerbeck, Germany) for German newspaper and magazine coverage of Wrecking Ball; Mary J. Culnan (Washington, DC) for Boston reviews from both The Boston Globe and the Boston Herald; Jennifer Bardwell (Ottawa, ON, Canada) for Wrecking Ball commentary from New Zealand; Maria Tillema (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), for Wrecking Ball coverage from Dutch newspapers, along with excellent translations.

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To Michael Reilly  (Far Hills, NJ) for photos, a backstage pass and a ticket stub collection including the 1978 show at Princeton University; Christine Shaffer (Westport, CT) for a wonderful series of translations from French newspapers; Mary Culnan (Washington DC) for The Boston Globe’s review of Wrecking Ball; Robert Emerson (Glenview, IL) for Wrecking Ball in the Chicago Tribune; Giovanna Drago (Milan, Italy) for an excellent job translating Italian reviews; Melanie Paggioli (Oceanport, NJ) for more additions to the Internet Articles section; Judy Schneider (Coraopolis, PA) for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette review of Wrecking Ball and a ticket stub; Kate Mellina (Philadelphia, PA) for a great series of Philadelphia-centric articles; Sean Hankins (Freehold, NJ) for the King’s College alumni magazine; Carl Beams (Howell, NJ) for clippings, magazines, and more; Erin Kalbarczyk (Apex, NC) for a Wrecking Ball review;  Gabriela Magats (La Grange, IL) for excellent translations of German reviews of Wrecking Ball; Dale Todd (Cedar Rapids, IA) for a great collection of 1980’s clippings from Des Moines, Denver, Chicago and elsewhere.

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Astrid Ewen (Billerbeck, Germany) for Germany newspaper, magazine and web reviews of Wrecking Ball; Rosanna Belluti (Fabbrico, Italy) for a large list of Wrecking Ball links to Italian sites;  Melanie Paggioli (Oceanport, NJ) for a Little SilverOceanport Patch article on Bruce’s practice site at Fort Monmouth and others; Jennifer Bardwell (Ottawa, ON, Canada) for The Financial Times’ Wrecking Ball review;  Eric Dobies (Snyder, NY) for Wrecking Ball in The Buffalo News; Cecile Fauveau (Paris, France) for a wonderful series of French reviews of Wrecking Ball;  Paolo Baiotti (Torino, Italy) for Wrecking Ball articles in La Stampa, La Repubblica and Corriere della Sera; Peter Redmond (Duleek, Ireland) for a great report in The Irish Times.

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Peter Schoefboeck (Vienna, Austria) for an unusual mailer from an Austrian bank; Denise Green (Decatur, IL) for two more additions to the Academic Journals and Papers section of the Collection;  Anne Noss (Florham Park, NJ) for a series of articles from the Daily Record; the Italian author and blogger Stefano Pecoraio (Reggio Emilia, Italy) for donating his letter from Bruce Springsteen, wishing good luck with his 2010 book Welcome to Asbury Park; Jennifer Bardwell (Ottawa, ON, Canada) for an excellent Wrecking Ball review from spydersdem.wordpress.com; Melanie Paggioli (Oceanport, NJ) for a series of Wrecking Ball articles; Astrid Ewen (Billerbeck, Germany) for a wonderful collection of posters, postcards, and a ticket stub; Sandy and Keith Wells (Little Silver, NJ) for a pristine 1978 Capitol Theatre program and recent Shore newspaper articles and magazines.

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Henrik Selin (Somerville, MA), for a series of excellent translations; Anne Noss (Florham Park, NJ) for the Light of Day program, a National Constitution Center flyer, and the Daily Record‘s coverage of “We Take Care Of Our Own”; Jan Sweeney (Marco Island, FL) for lyrics to Eric Church’s song “Springsteen”;   Rosanna Belluti (Fabbrico, Italy) for Leonardo Colombati’s full page article in CORRIERE DELLA SERA; June Lisk (Monroe Township, NJ) for coverage of the Clarence Clemons tribute in Virginia; Carl Beams (Howell, NJ) for a scathing Margulius editorial cartoon depicting scalpers as vultures; Melanie Paggioli (Oceanport, NJ) for a Steven Van Zandt interview in HuffingtonPost.com; John Lisk (Monroe Township, NJ) for a ticket to a 1982 concert by Clarence Clemons and the Red Bank Rockers; Sandy Wells (Little Silver, NJ) for a series of Jersey Shore newspaper and magazine articles.

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Denise Green (Decatur, IL)for another addition to the Academic Journals and Papers section of the Special Collection plus a fanzine previously unrepresented in this Collection; the A.S.C.D. Silvano Fedi (Pistoia, Italy), Stefano Pecoraio (Reggio Emilia, Italy), and Vito Gianfrate (Ponte San Pietro, Italy), for the limited edition Brucetellers book, including contributions by both Pecoraio and Gianfrate; Melanie Paggioli (Oceanport, NJ) for the Nils Lofgren article from the Asbury Park PressKatherine Byrd (Norfolk, VA) for newspaper articles from the Clarence Clemons tribute shows; Leticia Lozano (Los Angeles), Peter Schöfböck (Vienna, Austria) and Maria Tillema (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), for excellent translations of album reviews.

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To Joe Kivak (Dupont, PA) for a long forgotten issue of Modern Screen, an excellent Live box set review in The Birmingham News, and a CBS Biography sheet with hilarious errors; Tom Cunningham (of Bruce Brunch fame) for his Oct. 7, 1975 Born To Run review in the Dayton University student newspaper Flyer News — published weeks before the simultaneous Time and Newsweek cover stories;  Carl Beams (Howell, NJ) for his latest collection of books, newspaper articles, magazines, and fliers; Sandy and Keith Wells (Little Silver, NJ) for pre-tour coverage in the Asbury Park Press.

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Cécile Fauveau (Paris, France) for the first issue of Rock First, with a major article on Clarence Clemons and a review of The Promise; George Francy (East Brunswick, NJ) for the January 2011 issue of The Star-Ledger magazine Inside Jersey; Denise Green (Decatur, IL)for her continued support of the Academic Journals and Papers section of the Special Collection; Anne Noss (Florham Park, NJ), for The Wall Street Journal article on the Heroes benefit, and a flier for Frank Stefanko’s presentation in Point Pleasant, NJ.; Paola Baiotti (Torino, Italy) for two issues of the Italian magazine Late For The Sky and several announcements of the 2012 tour in Italy; Kevin Renauer, Milwaukee, WI for a review of Bruce Springsteen’s guest appearance with Bob Seger; Melanie Paggioli (Oceanport, NJ) for a review of Bruce Springsteen’s guest appearance with Bob Seger; Sandy Wells (Little Silver, NJ) for a recent issue of Monmouth Health & Life; Jonathan B. Rossi (Staten Island, NY) for a copy of his College of the City University of New York honors thesis “Bruce Springsteen and an American Dream – The Singer Songwriter as Pastoral Critic.”

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Rosanna Belluti (Fabbrico, Italy) for the August 2011 issue of the Italian magazine E (Emergency), containing an analysis of Springsteen’s cultural importance;  Denise Green (Decatur, IL) for five wonderful additions to the Academic Journals & Papers collection; Anne Noss (Florham Park, NJ) for newspaper articles on the Asbury Park waterfront and the relocation of this Collection to Monmouth University

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Billy Smith (Seminole, FL) for a great series of early Asbury Park Press articles; Anne Noss (Florham Park, NJ) for the article on the Empty Sky memorial; Jarle Bjorntvedt (Grimstad, Norway) for two great issues of the Norwegian magazine BEAT and backstage passes from Stockholm and Oslo;  Anne and Jeffrey Noss (Florham Park, NJ) for The Onion spoof on a sci-fi concept album; Melanie Paggioli (Oceanport, NJ) for several Clarence Clemons articles; José Alves (Porto, Portugal) for his collection of Blitz magazines;Rhonda Agliano (Tampa, FL) for the Rolling Stone book, The Photographs.
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Eric Meola (Sagaponack, NY), June Lisk (Monroe Township, NJ), Melanie Paggioli (Oceanport, NJ), Anne Noss (Florham Park, NJ), Carl Beams (Howell, NJ), Frank Uzzo (New City, NY), Mark Uzzo (Mount Vernon, NY), and Sandy Wells (Little Silver, NJ), for helping document the tributes to Clarence Clemons; Denise Green (Decatur, IL) and Pamela Moss (Victoria, BC) for continuing support of the Academic Journals and Papers section of the Collection; Rosanna Belluti (Fabbrico, Italy) for a series of Clarence Clemons tributes published in Italian newspapers.

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Maggie Powell (Hannover, Germany) for the cover story and interview in the February 2011 edition of Eclipsed; Denise Green (Decatur, IL) for continuing her excellent support of the Academic Journals and Papers section of the Collection; Patrick Rossi (Strasbourg, France) for the January 1989 cover story of Paroles Et Musique; Anne Noss (Florham Park, NJ) for articles from the Daily Record, including a Nils Lofgren interview

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Craig Statham (Midlothian, Scotland) for a huge collection of Springsteen articles and ephemera; Anne Noss (Florham Park, NJ) for Tony Bramwell’s book on the Beatles (with significant Springsteen content), for material from the Garden State Film Festival and the Jerseyboy Hero premiere screening, and for newspaper coverage of the Wonder Bar show; Joanna Mungai (Washington, PA) for an excellent series of newspaper articles, most from Pittsburgh; Carl Beams (Howell, NJ) for one of the largest donations to the Springsteen Special Collection of books (including the ultra-rare 1973 Christian Brothers Academy yearbook with concert photos), newspaper articles, and other documents

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Carlos Blanco (San Paolo, Brazil) for newspaper and magazine reviews of The Promise from Brazil; Erin Kalbarczyk (Apex, NC) for her first person account of Bruce Springsteen’s kindness to Claude Rossini, and the Glory Days Symposium 2005 paper she co-authored; Anne Noss (Florham Park, NJ) for Neil Strauss’ entertaining book of interviews; William Moore (Espoo, Finland) for his reviews of the 2003 Helsinki shows in the online international edition of Helsingin Sanomat.

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Neill Gray (Santiago, Chile) for a series of newspaper articles from the Magic tour; Anne Noss (Florham Park, NJ) for fliers for the Danny Clinch auction and photo exhibit; The distinguished Italian author Stefano Pecoraio (Reggio Emilia) for sending Gianluca   Morozzi’s book Accecati Dalla Luce

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Tim Thompson, the Nantucket piano man, for  more  articles from his personal collection;
Tom McCormack (Dublin, Ireland) for a wonderful collection of Irish magazine and newspaper articles; Cecile Fauveau (Paris) for the spectacular all-Bruce issue of Les Inrockuptibles and the December 2010 French issue of Rolling Stone Joe Kivak (Dupont, PA) for continuing to share from his excellent newspaper and magazine collection Anne and Jeffrey Noss (Florham Park, NJ) for continued support of the Collection, along with items from Light of Day 11

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David Muha (Basking Ridge, NJ) for newspaper articles including a review of the July 2, 1981 show at the Meadowlands; Francesco Magni (Ponte Capriasca, Switzerland) for the November 2010 issue of Buscadero; Lois Schumm (Cherry Hill, NJ) for The Philadelphia Inquirer article on The Promise; Rosanna Belluti (Fabbrico, Italy) for a wonderful collection of recent Italian magazines and newspapers; Melanie Paggioli (Oceanport, NJ) for a series of Asbury Park Press articles. Allan Christensen (Fredensborg, Denmark) for a review of the Copenhagen show on The River tour.

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Paolo Baiotti (Torino, Italy) for issue #101 of the Italian magazine Late For The Sky, containing his review of the London Calling DVD, and newspaper coverage of Bruce Springsteen in Rome for the screening of The Promise; Anne Noss (Florham Park, NJ) for the Stand Up For Heroes event program; Robert Emerson (Glenview, IL) for Chicago Tribune coverage of The Promise; Josh Jacobson (Saint Paul, MN) for Dickinson University’s “Revitalizing the Lawyer Poet: What Lawyers Can Learn From Rock & Roll”; Carl Beams (Howell, NJ) for AARP’s coverage of The Promise.

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Joe Kivak (Dupont, PA) for more excellent newspaper articles from his impressive collection; Carol Schaal (Notre Dame, IN), managing editor of Notre Dame Magazine, for the Winter 2006-07 issue; Denise Green (Decatur, IL) for continuing to generously share from her work on Springsteen-inspired academic papers.

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Denise Green (Decatur, IL) for generously sharing documents from her study of academic writing focused on Bruce Springsteen; Melanie Paggioli (Oceanport, NJ) for the Huffington Post article on the Darkness box set; Peter Redmond (Duleek, Ireland) for an excellent article Darkness anniversary article from The Irish Times; Rosanna Belluti (Fabbrico, Italy) for coverage in recent Italian newspapers and magazines; Robert Emerson (Glenview, IL) for the Chicago Tribune review of The Promise

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Elon University Visiting Assistant Professor Samuele F.S. Pardini for his chapter in The Grapes of Wrath: A Re-Consideration; Anne Noss of Florham Park, NJ, for the Jersey Shore book by Emil Salvini; Stephen Arata and Victor Luftig of the University of Virginia, for final reports prepared by students in their class, Bruce Springsteen’s America; James Coughlan, senior lecturer at James Cook University in Australia, for his paper on the meaning of Springsteen’s music to Aussie Tramps; Maggie Powell, of Hannover, Germany, for the September 2010 issue of Rolling Stone (Germany) with the great Springsteen cover story; Mark Uzzo of Tuckahoe, NY, for The Journal News coverage of the Toronto Film Festival.

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Karin Schweidler of Hannover, Germany, for Volume 1.2 (2002) of English Passport; Rosanna Belluti of Fabbrico, Italy, for the new issue of JAM; Itxu Dias, director of Dicax Press in La Coruña, Spain, for the article in La Gaceta he co-authored with Alberto G. Valdegrama; Denise Green of Decatur, IL, for her bibliography of scholarship published about Bruce Springsteen; The celebrated photographer Eric Meola for the catalog Darkness Visible, his London exhibition; Joe Kivak of Dupont, PA, for more articles from his excellent newspaper collection; Victor Luftig of Crozet, VA, for “Bruce Springsteen’s America,” course material taught at the University of Virginia

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Anne Noss, Florham Park, NJ, for Beyond the Palace, a fictional account of tramps like us; Joe Kivak, Dupont, PA., for continuing to share generously from his newspaper collection

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Anne Noss of Florham Park, NJ for materials from the Springsteen Celebration Weekend at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame; Joe Kivak of Dupont, PA, for continuing to share from his great collection of newspaper articles; Melanie Paggioli of Oceanport, N.J., for the three volume Spanish lyric books and the UK all-Bruce special issue of Uncut; Rosanna Belluti of Fabbrico, Italy for the new issues of Vanity Fair (Italy) and Film TV (Italy); Robert Emerson (Glenview, IL) for the Chicago Tribune article on patriotic music.

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Art Masciocchi of Berlin, NJ for the latest issue of Rowhouse with a Spectrum farewell; Anne Noss of Florham Park, NJ for articles documenting Bruce’s appearance at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s WAMFEST, as well as the UK book Rock and Hard Places; Robert Emerson, Glenview, IL, for a Springsteen quote in a Chicago Tribune book review

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Rosanna Belluti of Fabbrico, Italy for the excellent Clarence Clemons article in the latest issue of JAM; Joe Kivak of Pittston, PA., for more magazines and major newspaper articles from his excellent collection; Dan James of Portland, OR., for clippings, a church program and special poster for “Sky of Mercy, a Bruce Springsteen Eucharist to Feed Portland’s Hungry;” The author Stefano Pecoraio of Reggio Emilia, Italy, for his book Welcome to Asbury Park

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Anne Noss of Florham Park, NJ for the February/March 2010 issue of New Jersey Life; Esteban Pignanelli of Montevideo, Uruguay, for a wonderful collection of magazines and newspaper articles from Uruguay and Argentina; Joe Kivak of Pittston, PA., for continuing to provide major newspaper articles from his wonderful collection

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Joe Kivak of Pittston, PA., for continuing to provide major newspaper articles from his vast collection; Rosanna Belluti of Fabbrico, Italy for three wonderful Italian magazines; Art Masciocchi of Berlin, NJ, for the December 1992 issue of Action

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Jan Sweeney of Marco Island, FL for Stephen King’s “megamix” list written up in Entertainment Weekly, including ‘Seeds’; Dublin’s Tom McCormack for another great collection of Irish newspaper articles; Joe Kivak of Pittston, PA., for continuing to provide major newspaper articles from his vast collection

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Rosanna Belluti of Fabbrico, Italy for recent editions of L’espresso and Jam; Anne Noss of Florham Park, NJ for a 2006 TV Guide featuring Springsteen songs on TV’s Cold Case and a Palm Beach Post interview with Clarence Clemons; Joe Kivak of Dupont, PA, for a large collection of European newspaper articles; Melanie Paggoli of Oceanport, NJ for a web article praising Bruce’physical condition at age 60

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Anne Noss of Florham Park, NJ, for the end of decade review from The Press of Atlantic City; Joe Kivak of Dupont, PA, for a series of 1978-1980 publications from his excellent collection reviewing shows in Rochester, Buffalo, Miami and Birmingham

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Linda Randall, of Oneonta, NY, for her thesis “Finding Grace In The Concert Hall: Community and Meaning Among Springsteen Fans;” Anne Noss of Florham Park, NJ for the Popdose.com “100 Best Albums of the Decade,” a Ticketmaster flier for three Giants Stadium shows, and a series of newspaper articles.

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Jos Westenberg of Utrecht, The Netherlands, for Magic Night, the book (co-written with Muriel Kleisterlee, covering the Magic tour in Europe and the US); Anne Noss of Florham Park, NJ, for fliers for Clarence Clemons’ book signing in Bridgewater, NJ; for The Sounds of Asbury concerts at The Stone Pony, and coverage in The Buffalo News of the tour’s final concert; Jan Sweeney of Marco Island, FL for coverage of the Auburn Hills (“Hello Ohio!”) show.

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Dina Davis of Tallahassee for newspaper coverage of the Tampa show;
Michael Glaser of Sondershausen, Germany, for a great collection of German magazines and newspaper articles, including major coverage of Bruce Springsteen’s 60th birthday;
Sue Davidson, of Ottawa, for newspaper coverage of the Human Rights, Now! tour in Montreal;
Rosanna Belluti of Fabbrico, Italy for the current issue of JAM and newspaper coverage of Bruce’s 60th birthday

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Jan Sweeney of Marco Island, FL for reviews of the September Florida shows;
Melanie Paggioli of Oceanport, NJ, for a series of New Jersey Shore newspaper articles;
Brigitte Poupon of Langolen, France, for Carhaix festival newspaper and magazine coverage;
Dave Brett of Herndon, VA for providing 128 newspaper and magazine articles, one of the largest individual donations ever for the Collection;
Patrick Rossi of Strasbourg, France, for several great issues of Rock & Folk;

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Cecile Fauveau of Paris for a complete set of the French fanzine TRAMPS;
David Wilson of Woodbridge, NJ for his excellent paper on the manner in which Freehold, NJ has affected Bruce Springsteen’s life and work

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Francesco Benevento of Milan for sharing his extensive collection of newspaper articles, including many concert reviews; Anne Noss of Florham Park, NJ, for materials brought home from the Rome concert; for the SPAC review in the Times Union, and the NJ Monthly story about Bruce and Patti at the vet with their dog;
Patrick Rossi of Strasbourg, France, for excellent newspaper articles covering the E Street Band’s concert at Carhaix;
Tim Thompson, Nantucket’s piano man and No. 1 fan, for a wonderful collection of books, song books, videos and other goodies;
Cecile Fauveau of Paris for the special section of Le Telegramme featuring the “Bruce Springsteen & The E Strip Band” comic strip;
Salvador Trepat, Barcelona, for recent Spanish magazines and a hard-to-find issue of Point Blank.

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Rosanna Belluti of Fabbrico, Italy, for four wonderful Italian publications, including the June 2009 Vanity Fair with Leonardo Columbati’s interview of Bruce Springsteen, and a series of newspaper reviews of Italian shows;
Joan Pedersen of New York for newspaper coverage of Bergen, Norway;
Arnie Zullow of Chicago for newspaper articles;
Anne Noss of Florham Park, NJ for an online review of Atlanta (12/2/02) and the winter 2009 issue of Food Bank News, among others;
Maggie Powell of Hannover, Germany, for the Daily Mail’s article on Asbury Park, Freehold and Rumson, and the March 2008 issue of Musikexpress;
George Francy of East Brunswick, NJ, for Bonnaroo articles, including the front page coverage in the Bonnaroo Beacon;
Paola Baiotti of Torino, Italy, for two issues of the Italian magazine Late For The Sky containing his reportage, along with great newspaper reviews from the tour of Italy;
Annabel Nanninga of Amsterdam for newspaper and magazine coverage of the Pinkpop Festival in Landgraaf;
Peter Redmond of Duleek, Ireland for multiple newspaper reviews of the WOAD tour in Dublin;
Patty Pappas of Etobicoke, Ontario, for newspaper coverage of the WOAD tour in Toronto;
Tom McCormack of Dublin, Ireland, for more than three dozen newspapers and magazines full of Bruce news and reviews; Kevin Kinsella of Dublin for the Dublin review in Hot Press.

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Joanna Mungai of Washington, PA, for a series of magazines and newspaper articles, including a 1967 story on the death of Marine Corporal Bart Haynes, drummer in The Castiles;
Carl Beams of Howell, NJ, for recent Jersey Shore newspaper articles;
June Lisk of Monroe Township, NJ, for a series of newspaper articles from her collection;
Jim Pettis, Canton, GA, for four photos from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution from the June 3, 2000 show which the newspaper did not review;
Sandy Wells of Little Silver, NJ, for a series of Jersey Shore newspaper articles;
Anne and Jeffrey Noss of Florham Park, NJ, for the Clearwater Navigator issue covering Pete Seeger’s birthday.

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Jim Merrigan of East Windsor, CT, for coverage of Hartford;
Michael McQuaid of Ajax, Ontario, for coverage of Toronto;
Joan Pedersen New York, for coverage of Hartford, Uniondale and Albany;
Jan Sweeney of Marco Island, FL., for an excellent review of the first Philadelphia show;
Lois Schumm of Cherry Hill, NJ, for reviews from The Philadelphia Inquirer of Bruce’s last two shows at the Spectrum;
Mike Romano of Algonquin, IL., for reviews of the Chicago show;
Brian Magid of Burtonsville, MD, for once again allowing us to freely select over 100 needed issues from his personal collection;
Annette Eshleman of Austin for additional Texas coverage.

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Cecile Fauveau of Paris for the French Rolling Stone collectors issue and the January 2009 cover story of Start Up magazine with Bruce’s last name misspelled in the headline!!!
Laura Watson of Eastman Kodak in Hemel, Hempstead,UK for the InCamera issue of July 2008, with a feature on the shooting of the Girls In Their Summer Clothes video;
Carl Beams of Howell, NJ for a series of articles from the Asbury Park Press;
Brigitte Poupon, of Langolen, France, for 12 French magazines and newspaper articles, including the all-Bruce issue of Crossroads;
Jim Van Horn of Clinton, AR for a series of Tulsa, OK concert articles;
Carlos Blanco of Sao Paulo, Brazil, for a series of Dream articles in Brazilian newspapers and magazines;
Ed Ortiz of Phoenix, AZ for the online review of April 3, 2009;
Kris Power of Austin, TX for four wonderful articles from The Austin Chronicle online;
George Kovacik of Houston, TX for a review of the April 8 show;
David Mariano of Quincy, MA for coverage of Boston (4/21/09);
Morgan Funder of San Francisco for her excellent blog reviews;
Ron Gullberg of Casper, WY, for his online examples of living the life in Wyoming;
Journalists Kevin O’Hare, Springfield, MA, and Alison Mundy of Hartford, CT, for coverage of the Hartford show

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Tim Thompson of Nantucket, MA for several articles from his personal collection and an excellent collection of early newspaper clippings;
Melanie Paggioli of Oceanport, NJ, for magazines and a bunch of Jersey Shore newspaper articles;
Caryl Karp of Long Branch, NY, for two huge boxes of magazines, fanzines, newspaper clippings and more;
Anne Noss of Florham Park, NJ, for the issue of Historical Collector’s Edition with photos of the We Are One concert during the Obama inauguration;
Joanna Mungai of Washington, PA, for newspaper clippings including a photo from the 2004 Flood Aid concert;
Carl Beams of Howell, NJ for a large box of newspaper clippings from the Jersey Shore, plus fascinating articles from The Freehold Transcript, documenting Bruce Springsteen’s baseball exploits as a member of the Indians;
Sandy Wells of Little Silver, NJ, for magazines and clippings;
Dan Toskaner of Scarsdale, NY, for a big collection of newspaper clippings;
The author Ahmet Tulgar of Istanbul, Turkey, for his Springsteen articles in the June 2004 issue of the news magazine Aktuel, and the December 2007 issue of the art magazine Milliyet Sanat;
Stefano Rizzo of Milan, Italy, for once again searching the Milano Record Fair and local newstands for Springsteen articles;
Tina Thacker of Penticton, British Columbia, for the January 2009 issue of Faith & Friends, with a Bruce cover story inspired by the publication of Jeffrey Symynkywicz’s book The Gospel According to Bruce Springsteen.

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Brigitte Poupon
of Langolen, France for six French magazines and two newspapers
Joanna Mungai of Washington, PA for The Patriot-News review of the Hershey show
Tom McCormack of Dublin, Ireland, for a series of newspaper articles and a Magic television documentary
Gail Haltiwanger of Jacksonville, FL., for previews of the March 1977 show in Jacksonville; and for a book on rock and roll rivalries
Kristi Burt of Bloomington, MN, for reviews of the June 10, 1978 show in Bloomington
Becky Harris Cowley of West Ewell, UK, for sharing her personal collection of UK newspaper articles
Matthias Buckpesch of Munich, Germany, for hard-to-find reviews of German shows
Chuck Bauerlein, English professor at West Chester (PA) University, for a copy of his review of the Sept. 6, 1975 show in New Orleans
The author Ahmet Tulgar of Istanbul, Turkey, for his three books with Springsteen essays as well as a two articles, one a ranking of Springsteen’s top 15 songs, the other an interview with Tulgar, in the December 2007 edition of the Turkish music magazine Roll
Christina Hutcheson of Groveport, OH, who donated her collection of documents, including a lovingly and carefully prepared scrapbook of magazine and newspaper articles
Brent Gregory of Mesa, AZ for five concert reviews, 1975-1984 from The Phoenix Gazette.

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Author Howard Shapiro of Coraopolis, PA., for a copy of his book Hockey Player for Life
Denise Green of Decatur, IL., for dozens of reviews from college newspapers of Bruce’s early on-campus shows
Salvador Trepat of Barcelona, Spain, for his help with a great collection of Spanish publications
Jim Van Horn of Clinton, AK for articles on the epic St. Louis and Kansas City finale of the Magic tour
John Palisano of Norwalk, CT., for a great collection including a catalog, a price list, a marketing plan and a flier distributed at the Kristen Ann Carr concert
Pat Chastain of Indianapolis, IN for a BITUSA tour staff itinerary for October-November 1984
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Art Masciocchi of Berlin, NJ for a review of the second show of the Born to Run tour
Mark Uzzo of Mt. Vernon, NY for a review of the first East Rutherford show on the Magic Tour, along with the English version of the book Local Heroes
Carl Beams of Howell, NJ, for Kevin Coyne’s essay “These Two Lanes Will Take Us Anywhere” in the New York Times
S-J Rice of Melbourne, Australia, for the UK publication Great Lyricists – the 10,000th publication to enter the Special Collection

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Brian Magid, Burtonsville MD, for 114 magazines, 15 fanzines and 61 newspapers – one of the largest collections ever donated to the Special Collection
Author and professor Louis P. Masur of Highland Park, NJ., for the Glory Days Symposium articles which fill Vol. 9, No. 1 of Interdisciplinary Literary Studies, along with his Born to Run 30th anniversary piece in the Chicago Tribune
Pastors Morris Brown and Mike Moran, for their four part series of sermons entitled “The Gospel According to Bruce Springsteen” delivered during April at the Grace Church – United Methodist in Greensboro, NC.
Sandy Wells of Little Silver, NJ for a great series of recent newspaper articles
Francesco Magni from Switzerland, for two publications distributed to fans in Milan last June
Michele Hovan of Flemington, NJ, who donated the March 25, 1992 issue of East Coast Rocker, thereby reducing the Want List by one more

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Michael Glaser of Sondershausen, Germany, for a big box of German magazines
Anne Noss of Florham Park, NJ for five publications, including the programs for the New Jersey Hall of Fame induction ceremony and the Count Basie Theatre benefit concert
Tom McCormack of Dublin for a great batch of Irish newspaper and magazine articles documenting the three Dublin dates
Phil Bracken of Bolton, UK, for three issues of The Ties That Bind newsletter
Mark Uzzo of Mount Vernon, NY for a Newsday clipping looking back at Springsteen’s first show on Long Island

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Mark Uzzo of Mount Vernon, NY for the Feb. 27, 2008 cover story in Free Time magazine
Jim Van Horn of Clinton, AK for newspaper articles on the April 13, 2008 show in Dallas
Arnie Zullow of Chicago for a huge collection of newspaper articles
Melanie Paggioli of Oceanport, NJ for a big batch of Jersey Shore newspaper articles and some magazines, too
Leonardo Colombati of Rome, Italy, for his wonderful new book “Bruce Springsteen, Come Un Killer Sotto Il Sole” which takes poetic novel writing to new heights, and for the first 12 issues of The Killer Newsletter
Joanna Mungai of Washington PA for The Columbus Dispatch of March 25, 2008 with a front page photo from Value City Arena
Tom McCormack of Dublin for yet another great batch of Irish newspaper clippings

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Shawn Poole (Philadelphia, PA) for two additions to the comic books section, donated by Shawn in honor of “the late, great Suzy Shaw, who passed away last fall. Suzy was one of the co-conspirators behind the fantastic “Bruce Springstone” parody record and was very interested in depictions of Bruce in comic-book and comic-strip forms.”
Jersey Shore author and photographer Chuck Yopp for the revised edition of his book Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J., A Look At The Local Scene
Lorraine Mangione of Keene, NH, for the November 2007 issue of Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, containing the article she co-wrote with Susan Keady entitled ‘Bruce Springsteen: Spirit In The Night’
Tom McCormack of Dublin, Ireland for a great batch of Irish newspaper articles
Carlos Blanco of San Paulo, Brazil, for the January 2008 issue of Rolling Stone (Brazil)
Michele Hovan of Flemington, NJ for the October 1992 issue of Relix, with a review of Human Touch and Lucky Town.

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Maggie Powell of Hannover, Germany, for three German magazines, including the December 2007 Rolling Stone and January 2008 Rocks with Springsteen cover stories
Anne Noss of Florham Park, NJ, for five publications including the Food Providers, Inc. flier saluting Bruce at the Nov. 15, 2007 show in Albany
Stefano Rizzo of Milan, Italy, for helping us acquire recent issues of all major Italian music magazines

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Tom McCormack of Dublin, Ireland, for a wonderful collection of 39 magazines and newspaper clippings featuring Magic CD and album reviews
Carlos Blanco of San Paulo, Brazil, for a large package of magazines, newspaper articles and internet article printouts
Anne Noss of Florham Park, NJ for the Magic review in Soap Opera Digest.

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George Francy of East Brunswick, NJ, for the UMass Amherst alumni magazine and the October 2007 of Uncut from the UK
Francesco Magni of Ponte Capriasca, Switzerland for the October 2007 Rock Star and November Fedelta del Suono, both with Bruce covers
Cliff Breining of Rancho Santa Fe, CA., for sharing his huge collection of articles, most from the early 1970s
Joanna Mungai of Washington, PA for the November 2007 magazine Whirl with the Bruce cover story and a great series of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette articles
Carl Beams of Howell, NJ for the “Jersey Rocks!” issue of New Jersey Monthly
Fanzine editor Dave Petruski of McKeesport, PA, for two issues of his ‘zine Cadillac Ranch
Maggie Powell of Hannover, Germany, for a collection of German music magazines, Magic-era
Lawrence Kirsch of Montreal, Canada, for a copy of his book For You

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Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell of Hartford, CT for her proclamation declaring Bruce Springsteen day in the state
Mark Uzzo of Tuckahoe, NY, Dan Toskaner of Scarsdale, NY, Sandy Wells of Little Silver, NJ, Carl Beams of Howell, NJ, and Melanie Paggioli of Oceanport, NJ, for big batches of newspaper articles
Jim Van Horn of Clinton, AK for a Magic review from the Arkansas Democrat Gazette
Francesco Magni of Ponte Capriasca, Switzerland, for the October 2007 issue of the Italian fashion magazine I O Donna
Stacie Tobin of Baltimore, MD for a series of internet articles
Russ Worden and Jan Lawrence of Culver City, CA, for newspaper articles from the Los Angeles shows
Robert Emerson of Glenview, IL for Chicago concert reviews in the Chicago Tribune and Sun-Times
Gregg Chadwick of Santa Monica, CA for his excellent blogcritics.org article entitled ‘Devils and Dust: Bruce Springsteen, Edward Hopper and American Light’.

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Joe Hurley of Wall, NJ, for a huge box full of early Springsteen newspaper articles and magazines
Francesco Magni of Ponte Capriasca, Switzerland, for the June 2006 issue of the Italian magazine Buscadero
Jim Van Horn of Clinton, AR, for a big batch of newspaper articles, including the Live In Dublin review from the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and great BITUSA concert reviews from Memphis and Dallas

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Melanie Paggioli of Oceanport, NJ., for the Little Steven interview in the November 2006 issue of American Way
Anne Noss of Florham Park, NJ., for the Playbill from “’the Music Of Bruce Springsteen at Carnegie Hall’
Anders Martensson for the Swedish edition of his book Local Heroes Asbury Park, NJ.

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Phil Bracken of Bolton, UK, for the program for Light of Day 6
Paul Limbrick of Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, UK, for numerous publications, including a curious Omaha Rainbow fanzine from 1975 with a Bruce cover, but no inside content whatsoever
Stephen Jump of Badlands for the Snap Galleries brochure for the Eric Meola photo exhibit in Birmingham, UK

Art Masciocchi of Berlin, NJ, whose huge collection will forever be reflected in the Special Collection

Margrit Roepke for the March 27, 1995 Time International with the MTV Unplugged feature, the Seeger Sessions tour review in the Oct. 12, 2006 Hamburger Morgenpost, and for making available other items from her extensive collection

Virginia Tixi of Genova, Italy, for magazines and clippings from the Seeger Sessions Band tour of Italy

Jamie Gillies of Victoria, British Columbia, for the June 9, 1984 Billboard with a full page BITUSA ad

Tom Cunningham, voice of Bruce Brunch on 105.7 The Hawk, for the Winter 2002-03 issue of the University of Dayton Quarterly

Peter Schoefboeck of Vienna, Austria for the May 1995 issue of Rock & Folk containing an extensive interview with Bruce

Tom McCormack, of Dublin, Ireland, and Anne Noss, of Florham Park, NJ, for clips from the Seeger Sessions Band’s swing through Ireland (and to Anne, as well, for the Light of Day 7 program)

Scott Haspel, of Rockland County, NY, for the January 1983 Musician containing an interview with Miami Steve

Carl Beams of Howell, NJ., for issue #4 of harmanpro magazine, which details the high-tech details of the Seeger Sessions Band tour, the March 2007 Monmouth Health & Life, and the NJEA Review
Marietta Phillips of Anchorage, AK for the 2007 Grammy Awards program.

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Virginia Tixi of Genova, Italy for an amazing collection of 45 Italian books, clippings and magazines, including a special issue of Tutti Frutti covering the Amnesty International tour
June Lisk of Monroe Township, NJ., for four Seeger Sessions articles
Carl Beams of Howell, NJ., for a copy of the program from the June 19, 1967 Freehold Regional High School graduation ceremony (which Bruce skipped; he picked up his diploma later)
Chris Nierling of Belleview, FL., for magazines, fanzines and clippings from his extensive collection
Chris White of Kent, UK, for multiple links to major UK internet articles
Dari Silverman of Santa Monica, CA., for several great additions to the want list
Tom McCormack of Dublin, Ireland, for large batch of clippings from the Seeger Session tour in Ireland
Paul Limbrick of Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, UK, for the Autumn 1988 Point Blank/Fever Live Tunnel of Love Express Tour fanzine
Christopher Zinsli, editor of Gateway magazine, for the summer 2006 cover story in Gateway on Bruce places in New Jersey
Rock critic Joyce Millman of San Mateo, CA., who has frequently written about Bruce, for a collection of her articles, including the cover story in the Sept. 11, 1984 issue of The Boston Phoenix
Melanie Paggioli of Oceanport, NJ for three publications, including the Sept. 11, 2006 People reporting on Bruce’s defense of his marriage to Patti
Emiliano Duroni of Rome, Italy, for the Corriere Della Sera review of the American Land Edition of We Shall Overcome
Kevin Jessop of Toronto, Ontario, for the August 1992 cover story in Music Express
Uwe Schmalz and Alexandra Billhardt of Cologne, Germany, for the May 2006 issue of MusikExpress
Fanzine editors Joan Colet of The Stone Pony (Spain) and Claus Derksen of The Wish (Germany) for their latest issues
Peter Schoefboeck of Vienna, Austria, and Chris Saunders of Southhamption, UK., for the November 2006 of Record Collection, in which they wrote the cover story on the 40 rarest Bruce records
Becky Harris Crowley for the Rock On! 1980 annual.

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Monmouth Medical Center and Carl Beams for the March 2006 issue of Monmouth Health & Life, and Carl for the May 2006 issue of Men’s Fitness.
Melanie Paggioli for the Dec. 30, 2005 issue of Entertainment Weekly, the Jan. 23, 2006 issue of US, and the November 2005 issue of New Jersey Life.
Jennifer Walter of Langley, British Columbia, for her paper “The Boss and The Bible” presented at the Glory Days Symposium.
Kathleen Keegan from Freehold High School in Freehold, NJ, for helping us complete our collection of yearbooks from Bruce’s high school years.
Richard Miller of Germantown, MD for the Marquette University Law School Legal Studies Research Paper Series entitled “Crime, Lawbreaking, and Counterhegemonic Humanism in the Songs of Bruce Springsteen.”
Susan Edwards of Colts Neck, NJ., for the April 17, 2006 issue of The New Yorker containing the Pete Seeger profile.
Deborah Robinson of Baltimore, MD for the April 21, 2006 Seeger Sessions review on Slate.com.
Leannah Harding of Arlington, VA., who moderates the BruceGrrlsDC group, for many, many links.
Marco Bulgheroni for two wonderful issues of Mucchio Selvaggio.

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Michelle Maiatico of New Market, MD, for 21 issues of the fanzine The Fever, 32 issues of the fanzine The Fever: Bruce Monthly, and individual issues of Rock Espezial and Ciao 2001.
Gerald Sommerer of Langenfeld, Germany for his third donation to the Collection, consisting of 18 publications including three issues of the Swiss fanzine Drive All Night, four issues of the Norwegian and Swedish fanzine Factory, and a fantastic issue by the German publication Popstar devoted entirely to Bruce, detailing his career through Born In The USA.
Mori Alessio of Bra, Italy, for the book Bruce Springsteen, Trent’ Anni Da Boss.
Miguel Jancich of Buenos Aires, Argentina, for three donations, including the Collection’s first issue of the Argentine fanzine Streets of Fire.
Francesco Benevento of Milan, Italy, for the all-Bruce magazine Rock Show and two Italian books, including “Terra di Zucchero,” documenting Bruce’s career from 1972 to 1990.
Christy Blanchette of Vllaey Cottage, NY for a large and generous donation of fanzines and other publications.
Carlos Blanco of Sao Paulo, Brazil, for the 100 greatest shows in Brazil issue of Bizz
Joe Gervais of Fremont, CA for the August 1988 Penthouse
Matthias Buckpesch of Hamburg, Germany, for the August 2005 Music Express and the July 2005 Rolling Stone from Germany
Muriel Kleisterlee and Jos Westenberg of Utrecht, The Netherlands, for their book Rising High and for six issues of the Belgium fanzine Thunder Road
Astrid Ewen of Billerbeck Germany for nine magazines including the Bruce cover issue (#4 2005) of Good Times
Jim McKelly, of Auburn, Alabama, for the March 1981 issue of the St. Louis publication Metro The Tabloid
Kristina Pfützner, a German fan living and working in Mexico, who reviewed Devils & Dust in the Mexican magazine Compas
Jeffrey and Anne Noss of Florham Park, NJ, for the Playbill for the performance of Anytown at the Joyce Theater
Francesco Magni of Lugano, Switzerland for the January 2006 MOJO, the December 2005 Mucchio Selvaggio, and volume 1 number 1 of the new Italian magazine MUZ from January 2006, all with Bruce cover stories

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Gail Haltiwantger of Jacksonville, FL., Guillaume Augias of Paris, Joan Colet of Barcelona, Gerri Sommerer of Langenfeld, Germany, Sal Trepat of Barcelona, Midge Botten of Kent, UK, Tramps Like Us members from Paris, and Jean-Louis Valdeyron of Montpellier, France for making significant recent contributions to the Collection.

Special thanks also go to Francesco Magni of Manno Switzerland, for his donation of 40 issues and supplements of the Italian fanzine The River, and to Sue Thomason of Alsager, Cheshire, UK, for donating the first five issues of the UK fanzine Ragamuffin Gunner.

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Special thanks to the following for recent significant donations: Daiichiro Eguchi of Tokyo for multiple issues of Be Street, early Japanese fanzine; Astrid Ewen of Billerbeck, Germany, for the May 2003 cover story in the German issue of Rolling Stone and the #23/24 double issue of The Wish; Hans Christian Færden of Borgen, Norway for a complete run of the Norwegian fanzine Rocksy; Philipp Nyffenegger of Zurich, Switzerland for multiple issues of the Swiss fanzine Drive All Night; Mike Saunders of London for publications documenting the Tom Joad tour of the UK and Bruce’s appearance in the High Court of London in 1998; and Spirits In The Night, the Bruce Club at Holmdel High School in New Jersey, for donating a copy of Richard Neer’s excellent book “FM.” We are grateful to them all.

[Note: not all of our donor announcements remain available for this page. The Donors List on Donors &Friends honors the many generous people who have contributed to this Collection.]