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Nils Lofgren is an American rock musician, recording artist and songwriter.

 

Born in Chicago in 1951 to an Italian mother and a Swedish father, he formed his 1st band, 'Gren', in 1968 and at the age of 19 joined Neil Young's band playing piano and guitar on the album 'After the Goldrush'.

 

In 1971 Nils briefly joined the band 'Crazy Horse' and then went on to play with many of the top bands of the day including 'Ringo Starr's All-Starr Band' but in 1984 bacame a member of 'Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band', probably the band he is most known for and the band which brought about his induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.

 

This action shot was taken on 30th October 2015 at Fairfield Halls in South London, UK.

 

 

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