(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Sirius Satellite Radio is devoting an entire channel to the boss when it launches E Street Radio, its exclusive new commercial-free channel devoted to the music of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, on November 1. This special programming runs through January 31, 2006
E Street Radio coincides with the 30th anniversary of the release of Springsteen's album Born To Run, which is being remastered and reissued for release on Columbia Records on November 15.
In addition to rare recordings of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band dating from early 1973, E Street Radio will feature track-by-track album
discussions, behind-the-scenes insights, and conversations with E Street Band members and others associated with Springsteen throughout his career.
E Street Radio will also feature an exclusive interview with Springsteen conducted by Dave Marsh, the author of two books on Springsteen and host of the weekly Sirius program Kick Out The Jams With Dave Marsh.
"E Street Radio will offer Sirius subscribers a unique perspective on 30 years of socially conscious music, and set the background for even more relevant songs to come in the future," said Scott Greenstein, Sirius president of Entertainment and Sports. "It will be the most comprehensive presentation ever of Bruce's music and a true inside look at the work and artistry of an American icon." — Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner