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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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The winning band from "The Break" will perform at The Bamboozle Festival on 18-20 May 2012 at Asbury Park, New Jersey.
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My City Of Ruins was originally performed in, and written about, Asbury Park, New Jersey. After its performance by Springsteen on the post-September 11 America: A Tribute To Heroes telethon the song took on an expanded meaning.
I'd liken Butlins to Asbury Park, New Jersey, in its heyday - games on the boardwalk, Ferris wheels, stuff for kids and shows for adults." Around 4000 people are thought to have seen Cash perform.
Combining the dreariness of Le Corbusier with the hopelessness of Asbury Park, New Jersey, the island's Main Street is a narrow, modernist canyon with Pompidou Center-like orange ducts at one end.
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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Southside Johnny was formed by Johnny Lyons and some school friends during the early '70s and quickly achieved a cult status performing around Asbury Park, New Jersey at the same time as Springsteen and his E-Street Band.
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