Bruce peformed the song 5 times. All off-tour from 1979 till 1992.
1979-04-15 - THE FAST LANE, ASBURY PARK, NJ (Beaver Brown)
With Beaver Brown. In addition to Bruce jamming with Beaver Brown, they are also joined by four members of the Asbury Jukes: Kevin Kavanaugh on piano, Ritchie "La Bamba" Rosenberg on trombone, Ed Manion on baritone sax, and Joel Gramolini on guitar (his brother Gary being the lead guitarist of Beaver Brown).
Beaver Brown : John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band is the name of an American rock band from Narragansett, Rhode Island, that began their career in the 1970s and achieved mainstream success in the 1980s. Originally known as simply Beaver Brown, the group (consisting of John Cafferty on vocals and rhythm guitar, Gary Gramolini on lead guitar, Patrick Lupo on bass, Kenny Jo Silva on drums, Bobby Cotoia on piano, and Michael "Tunes" Antunes on saxophone) started out as a New England bar band and initially established a popular following throughout Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Massachusetts.
1979-10-05 - THE FAST LANE, ASBURY PARK, NJ (Beaver Brown)
Springsteen makes a surprise appearance at The Fast Lane (actually early in the morning of October 6), playing with Beaver Brown, Vini Lopez, and Dave Marsh. Bruce asked Vini (who was working on the fishing boats at the time) if he wanted to play. Despite wearing big fishing boots Vini was never going to say no, and so played in his boots, the first time in over five years that he had shared a stage with Bruce. 1982-02-20 - BIG MAN'S WEST, RED BANK, NJ (Beaver Brown)
1991-08-04 - CHEERS, LONG BRANCH, NJ (The Outcry)
With The Outcry (a New Jersey band)
1992-02-02 - MAPLE LEAF BAR, NEW ORLEANS, LA (The Iguanas)
With The Iguanas. Bruce (and Patti) drop in to the New Orleans bar while in town filming the "Human Touch" music video. Iguana's saxophonist Derek Huston tells that Springsteen asked Huston not to introduce him by name. So Bruce instead entered the stage to "Louie". They sing Fats Domino's "Ain't That A Shame", The Drifters' "Save The Last Dance For Me
" and Chuck Berry's "Betty Jean
The Iguanas : Hailing from New Orleans, where Latin and Caribbean music have a long and glorious history of interaction with R&B, blues and jazz, the Iguanas was formed in 1989 by guitarist/accordionist Rod Hodges and Joe Cabral, who alternates between saxophone and a traditional Mexican stringed instrument known as the bajo sexto. The two also share lead vocal duties. Within a few years, the current longtime lineup that includes bassist Rene Coman and drummer Doug Garrison, along with saxophonist Derek Huston, was assembled. The Iguanas emerged as one of the most popular bands in one of the world’s most musical cities. Their sound has been described as combining Chicano rock, R&B, Conjunto and various Latin styles into a deep groove.