37. 'Greetings From Asbury, Park N.J.'
"Madmen, drummers, bummers, and Indians in the summer with a teenage diplomat" begins the future Boss, going on to unspool a sound and a cast of characters from a New Jersey seaside town that would change the landscape of rock'n'roll. "Growin' Up" was a creation myth of a kid inventing himself on stages, "For You" anticipates the screen-door slam and lets-blow-this-town chivalry of "Born To Run," and "Spirit In The Night" launches the indomitable soul of Clarence Clemons and his horn. The beginning of one helluva ride.