King Biscuit Flower Hour Celebrates 35 Since 1973 Debut With Launch Show Release Exclusively on Wolfgang's Vault

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Wolfgang's Vault, the online destination for live music, releases online the first King Biscuit show from 1973 including Springsteen, Mahavishnu Orchestra and Blood Sweat and Tears timed to celebrate the 35th year since the debut of the King Biscuit Flower Hour.

Wolfgang's Vault, the online destination for live music, today celebrates the 35 years of the launch of the King Biscuit Flower Hour featuring some of the most acclaimed concert recordings ever, and now available online. The program kicked off with a concert triple-bill featuring then unknown Bruce Springsteen, Mahavishnu Orchestra and Blood Sweat and Tears available today exclusively on

In February 1973, the King Biscuit Flower Hour launched the first syndicated radio series of the rock era to reach North American radio listeners with live concert performances. The premiere program featured a triple bill of Blood Sweat & Tears, Mahavishnu Orchestra, and an unknown by the name of Bruce Springsteen, each recorded live in concert just weeks before. These artists were promoting new albums at the time and the KBFH provided an exciting new and unprecedented opportunity to reach a national radio listening audience.

The entire archive of King Biscuit Flower Hour shows are now available exclusively at Wolfgang's, streamed free.

The Springsteen performance was recorded just a few weeks after the release of his first album, "Greetings From Asbury Park, NJ" and months before the release of his sophomore disc, "The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street Shuffle", this performance is one of the earliest professional recordings of the Boss and his legendary E Street Band in their original line-up.

About Wolfgang's Vault
Wolfgang's Vault is the online destination for live music and the world's largest collection of live concert recordings and vintage music memorabilia. What began with the personal archives of famed promoter Bill Graham now includes 10 different archives. Music lovers find free music streaming online here, with hundreds of available concert recordings from the last 40 years, digital downloads and thousands of rock items including posters, photos and t-shirts available for purchase.


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