An experienced old-school rock & soul singer who toured Europe with the Beatles as his opening act, Gary U.S. Bonds forged the mold that Bruce Springsteen later fashioned into that of a troubadour deity. (Fittingly, Springsteen has often paid homage to his forebear.) He celebrates his 75th birthday here, with help from a few of his friends. Will the Boss turn up?
Gary U.S. Bonds