Bruce Springsteen has revisited his 2006 Sessions Band side project for his latest archival release. Rome, Italy – October 10, 2006 was recorded at the city’s Palalottomatica venue and follows the two other Sessions Band shows released as part of Springsteen’s ongoing monthly official bootleg drop. Previous Sessions Band live sets include Wembley Arena, UK – November 11, 2006 and Fair Grounds Race Course, New Orleans – April 30, 2006.

Springsteen’s Sessions Band was named after his then-new album We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions. In addition to the Americana heavy set, the new 2006 release features such catalogue favorites as “Atlantic City,” “Growin’ Up,” “Open All Night,” The River,” “Long Time Comin’,” “Ramrod” and others.

The tracklisting to Rome, Italy – October 10th, 2006:

“John Henry”
“Old Dan Tucker”
“Atlantic City”
“All The Way Home”
“Long Black Veil”
“Jesse James”
“O Mary Don’t You Weep”
“Growin’ Up”
“Erie Canal”
“My Oklahoma Home
“The River”
“Mrs. McGrath”
“How Can A Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live?”
“Jacob’s Ladder”
“Long Time Comin'”
“Open All Night”
“Pay Me My Money Down”
“My City Of Ruins”
“When The Saints Go Marching In”
“This Little Light Of Mine”
“American Land”


  • Bruce Springsteen‘s 14th studio album, We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions was released on April 25th, 2006. The album marks the only time to date that Springsteen has released a new studio set comprised of non-original material.
  • The Seeger Sessions hit Number Three on the Billboard 200 Albums chart and snagged “The Boss” the 2007 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album.
  • That same year, Springsteen released the Bruce Springsteen With The Sessions Band Live In Dublin collection — with initial copies of the disc also including a live DVD, which was also sold separately.
  • In addition to material from We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions, highlights on the set included folk-oriented arrangements of such Springsteen favorites as “Bobby Jean,” “For You,” “If I Should Fall Behind,” and “The River,” among others.
  • The album peaked at a respectable Number 23 on the Billboard 200 chart — with the DVD soaring to Number One on the magazine’s Billboard Video Chart.

CHECK IT OUT: Bruce Springsteen & The Sessions Band on October 10th, 2006 performing “Atlantic City”: