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Asbury Park,

city (1990 pop. 16,799), Monmouth co., E N.J. An Atlantic resort noted for its beach, boardwalk, and convention hall, it declined in the late 20th cent. but has undergone a revival in the 21st. There is a pinball museum. The burning liner Morro Castle grounded off the beach here in Sept., 1934, with the loss of 125 lives. In the 1970s the city was known for Bruce SpringsteenSpringsteen, Bruce Frederick,
1949–, American singer, guitarist, and songwriter, nicknamed "The Boss," b. Long Branch, N.J. Springsteen established himself as a singer and songwriter, as well as a stage showman, while playing in bands in cities along the shore of the NE
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 and other local rock musicians. In 2012 parts of the city suffered significant damage from Hurricane Sandy.
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Around 200 Springsteen fanatics converged on Fort Dunlop to help open the doors of the UK's first dedicated rock 'n' roll photographic gallery, more than 30 years after their hero burst on the scene with his debut album Greetings from Asbury Park, New Jersey.
Music journalist Wolff tells the history of Asbury Park, New Jersey through successive portraits of the town as it existed on succeeding Fourths of July (and one American Day).
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