Bruce performed the song only once:
2009-09-25 Apollo Theater, New York City, NY
Taping for Elvis Costello's Spectacle. Bruce backed by Roy Bittan and Nils Lofgren on "Wild Billy's Circus Story". "American Skin (41 Shots)" is Bruce solo. "Galveston Bay" is Bruce and Roy. Elvis Costello sings "Black Ladder" and "Brilliant Disguise" with Bruce and Nils backing. "I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down", "Seeds", and the Radio medley are full band: Bruce, Roy and Nils plus Elvis Costello & The Imposters. Costello also performed Springsteen's "Point Blank" with The Imposters. Plenty of discussion between Costello and Springsteen.
Bruce on the artist
2009-09-25 Apollo Theater, New York City
Taping for Elvis Costello's Spectacle, Bruce explains about Sam and Dave
Samuel David Moore (born October 12, 1935, Miami, FL) is an American Southern Soul and Rhythm & Blues (R&B) singer who was the tenor vocalist for the soul vocal duo Sam & Dave from 1961 through 1981. Sam Moore is a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the Grammy Hall of Fame (for "Soul Man"), The Vocal Group Hall of Fame, and a Grammy Award and a multi-Gold Record award winning recording artist.
Sam Moore also contributed on the Human Touch album (1992) :
Bruce also contributed on " Better to have and not need
": a song written by Homer Banks, Thomas Bingham, and John Colbert, and released in 2006 by Sam Moore's on his comeback album Overnight Sensational
. Bruce Springsteen guests on the recording of this track. (vocals)
All appearances with Springsteen:
1999-10-15 - AMERICA WEST ARENA, PHOENIX, AZ
2003-12-05 - CONVENTION HALL, ASBURY PARK
2003-12-07 - CONVENTION HALL, ASBURY PARK
2003-12-08 - CONVENTION HALL, ASBURY PARK
2006-02-00 - THRILL HILL EAST, RUMSON, NJ
Sam Moore recording session
2006-02-08 - STAPLES CENTER, LOS ANGELES
2009-10-29 - MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, NEW YORK CITY
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 25th Anniversary Concert
2012-12-06 - JOBING.COM ARENA, GLENDALE, AZ
HUMAN TOUCH - STUDIO SESSIONS
"Your ticket is your handshake. These skills gave me a huge ace up my sleeve. And when we finally went on the road, and we played that ace, we scorched the Earth, because that's what I was taught to do by Sam Moore, and by James Brown. "