Bruce Springsteen by Jim Marchese
Photographer: Jim Marchese
Date: April 1981
The River Tour, Europe 1981
THE MINUTES BEFORE SHOWTIME
Another quiet moment in Bruce's dressing room.
Bruce's caption: "I'd often calm my nerves before the show by picking up the guitar and just strumming.
I've often come up with some good songs that way in the minutes before showtime."
This photograph appears as a spread in the coffee table book included in "The Ties That Bind: The River Collection" box set.