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Singer Lisa Lowell Talks With Springsteen Archives

Singer/songwriter Lisa Lowell will be the featured guest on the next episode of What’s Up on E Street?, the online series presented by the Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music at Monmouth University. The episode goes live on Tuesday, March 23 at 10 a.m., and can be accessed on the Bruce Springsteen Archives & Center for American Music website or via the Springsteen Archives’ Facebook page.

Music historian Bob Santelli interviews Lowell who has appeared on and off in live performances with Springsteen since 1990. She has sung on several of Springsteen’s albums, including “Lucky Town,” “The Ghost of Tom Joad,” “Devils and Dust,” and “Wrecking Ball.” She released a solo album, “Beautiful Behavior,” in 2011. Lowell has appeared on stage with many others, including Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes and Patti Scialfa.

“Patti Scialfa, Soozie Tyrell, and Lisa Lowell are the first ladies of Jersey Shore rock & roll,” said Santelli. “Lisa’s story is especially interesting, as she’s led such an incredible music life.”

“I was able to draw from both the Jersey Shore and New York City for my musical evolution,” recalled Lowell. “I saw the opportunity to make a living and explore the many genres I loved both as a backup singer and lead singer, and carved a career for myself. It’s been a fun ride.”

What’s Up on E Street? is a series that highlights the individual members of the band and how they are dealing with the global COVID-19 pandemic. Previous interviews include other E Street Band members Nils Lofgren, Roy Bittan, Max Weinberg, Garry Tallent, and Steven VanZandt, as well as longtime Springsteen videographer and movie producer Thom Zimny and longtime Springsteen manager and co-producer Jon Landau.

About BSACAM: The Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music at Monmouth University serves as the official archival repository for Bruce Springsteen’s written works, photographs, periodicals, and artifacts. The Center preserves and promotes the legacy of Bruce Springsteen and his role in American music, while honoring and celebrating icons of American music like Woody Guthrie, Robert Johnson, Hank Williams, Frank Sinatra, and others, and telling the stories of musicians whose work has been influenced by Springsteen, including Gaslight Anthem and The Killers. The Archives comprise nearly 35,000 items from 47 countries, ranging from books and concert memorabilia to articles and promotional materials. The collection serves the research and informational needs of music fans, scholars, authors, and others with a serious interest in the life and career of Bruce Springsteen. By appointment only. Contact Eileen Chapman at the Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music at 732-571-3512, or echapman@monmouth.edu