David Sancious (born November 30, 1953 in Asbury Park, New Jersey) is an American musician. He was the pianist in The E Street Band from June 22, 1973 until August 14, 1974, and contributed to the first three Springsteen albums, as well as the 1992 album Human Touch. Sancious is a multi-instrumentalist but is best known as a keyboard player and guitarist. He left the E Street Band form his own band, Tone, and released several albums. He was replaced by Roy Bittan. He subsequently became a popular session and touring musician, most notably for Stanley Clarke, Narada Michael Walden, Zucchero Fornaciari, Peter Gabriel, and Sting among many others. Sancious was also a member of some of Springsteen's early bands, including as a permanent member of The Bruce Springsteen Band. In April 2014, Sancious was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of The E Street Band.
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See also: The E Street Band, The Friendly Enemies, Dr Zoom & The Sonic Boom, The Bruce Springsteen Band, The Big Bad Bobby Williams Band, Tone

Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J. (1973)
"Growin' Up" (piano, keyboards)
"Does This Bus Stop At 82nd Street?" (piano)
"Lost In The Flood" (piano, organ)
"The Angel" (piano)
"For You" (piano, keyboards)
"It's Hard To Be A Saint In The City" (piano)

The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street Shuffle (1973)
"The E Street Shuffle" (piano, soprano saxophone)
"4th Of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)" (piano)
"Kitty's Back" (piano, organ solo)
"Incident On 57th Street" (piano)
"Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)" (piano)
"New York City Serenade" (piano, mellotron)

Born To Run (1975)
"Born To Run" (keyboards)

Human Touch (1992)
"Soul Driver" (keyboards)
"Real Man" (organ)

Tracks (1998)
"Santa Ana" (piano)
"Seaside Bar Song" (piano)
"Zero And Blind Terry" (piano)
"Thundercrack" (piano)
"Sad Eyes" (keyboards)
"Part Man, Part Monkey" (keyboards)

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Sancious at the keys on April 5th 1974 at Widener College.

All appearances with Springsteen (excluding appearances as a member of The E Street Band and The Bruce Springsteen Band):
  1. 1971-01-29 - THE UPSTAGE, ASBURY PARK, NJ (Steve Van Zandt & The Big Bad Bobby Williams Band)
  2. 1971-01-30 - THE UPSTAGE, ASBURY PARK, NJ (Steve Van Zandt & The Big Bad Bobby Williams Band)
  3. 1971-02-00 - CHALLENGER EASTERN SURFBOARDS, WANAMASSA, NJ (rehearsal)
  4. 1971-03-18 - DEAL PARK RECREATION CENTER, DEAL, NJ
  5. 1971-03-27 - SUNSHINE IN, ASBURY PARK, NJ (early) (Friendly Enemies)
  6. 1971-03-27 - SUNSHINE IN, ASBURY PARK, NJ (late) (Friendly Enemies)
  7. 1971-05-14 - SUNSHINE IN, ASBURY PARK, NJ (Dr. Zoom & The Sonic Boom)
  8. 1971-05-15 - NEWARK STATE COLLEGE, UNION, NJ (Dr. Zoom & The Sonic Boom)
  9. 1971-05-21 - THE UPSTAGE, ASBURY PARK, NJ (early)
  10. 1971-05-21 - THE UPSTAGE, ASBURY PARK, NJ (late)
  11. 1971-05-22 - THE UPSTAGE, ASBURY PARK, NJ (early)
  12. 1971-05-22 - THE UPSTAGE, ASBURY PARK, NJ (late)
  13. 1971-06-00 - CHALLENGER EASTERN SURFBOARDS, HIGHLANDS, NJ (rehearsal)
  14. 1972-01-21 - THE CAPTAIN’S GARTER, NEPTUNE, NJ (The Sundance Blues Band)
  15. 1972-01-22 - THE CAPTAIN’S GARTER, NEPTUNE, NJ (The Sundance Blues Band)
  16. 1972-01-23 - THE CAPTAIN’S GARTER, NEPTUNE, NJ (The Sundance Blues Band)
  17. 1973-05-24 - CHILDE HAROLD, WASHINGTON, DC
  18. 1974-04-09 - RADIO STATION WBCN-FM, BOSTON, MA
  19. 1975-10-11 - MONMOUTH ARTS CENTER, RED BANK, NJ (late)
  20. 1976-06-21 - THE MAIN POINT, BRYN MAWR, PA (David Sancious & Tone)
  21. 1988-09-19 - JOHN F. KENNEDY STADIUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  22. 1988-09-30 - JAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, NEW DELHI, INDIA
  23. 1988-10-15 - RIVER PLATE STADIUM, BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA
  24. 2011-10-01 - BEACON THEATRE, NEW YORK CITY, NY (Sting Birthday Concert)
  25. 2014-04-10 - BARCLAYS CENTER, BROOKLYN, NY (Rock & Roll Hall of Fame)
  26. 2017-04-21 - PARAMOUNT THEATRE, ASBURY PARK, NJ (Upstage Jam)
  27. Born To Run - Studio Sessions
  28. Castiles, Steel Mill, BS Band - Studio Sessions
  29. Greetings From Asbury Park - Studio Sessions
  30. Human Touch - Studio Sessions
  31. The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street Shuffle - Studio Sessions


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