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Springsteen Resets Mark for His Longest US Show

  • Associated Press

FILE - Bruce Springsteen, center, performs with Nils Lofgren, left, and Steven Van Zandt of the E Street Band during their concert at the Los Angeles Sports Arena in Los Angeles, March 15, 2016. The band's Sept. 7 concert in Philadelphia topped four hours.

FILE - Bruce Springsteen, center, performs with Nils Lofgren, left, and Steven Van Zandt of the E Street Band during their concert at the Los Angeles Sports Arena in Los Angeles, March 15, 2016. The band's Sept. 7 concert in Philadelphia topped four hours.

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band just don't want to leave the stage.

Wednesday night's concert at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia lasted nearly four hours, four minutes, breaking the previous record for the group's longest U.S. show set last week.

Philadelphia Daily News sports statistician and Springsteen fan Bob Vetrone Jr. clocked the show at four hours, three minutes, 46 seconds.

The band played four hours August 30 at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.

The Boss' longest show in the world was four hours, six minutes in Helsinki, Finland, in 2012.

Springsteen's 75-show U.S. and European "The River Tour" wraps up with a show in Foxborough, Massachusetts, on September 14.

Foxborough officials voted last week to extend its concert curfew by 15 minutes, to 11:30 p.m., for Springsteen.

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