Bobby Bandiera through the years: 10 videos from 1985 to 2015

by JAY LUSTIG
Bobby Bandiera, playing guitar with Southside Johnny and the Asbury jukes, in 1985.

Bobby Bandiera, playing guitar with Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, in 1985.

Bobby Bandiera is presenting, March 12 at the State Theatre in New Brunswick, a show titled “Bobby Bandiera’s Tribute to Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Southside Johnny, and Others.” In other words, singer-songwriter-guitarist Bandiera will be performing songs by some of the many artists he has worked with, over the course of his long career. These include, in addition to the Jersey rock legends listed above, performers such as Gary U.S. Bonds, Dave Edmunds, Darlene Love and Graham Parker.

For information, visit stnj.org.

To help get you in the mood, here are 10 videos featuring Bandiera in various collaborative contexts, through the years:

“Having a Party,” with Bruce Springsteen and Southside Johnny, 2019.

“Trapped Again,” with Southside Johnny, Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora, 2001.

“Quarter to Three,” with Gary U.S. Bonds, 2011.

“Bring It on Home to Me” and “Key to the Highway,” with Southside Johnny and Steven Van Zandt, 1992.

“Bad Medicine” and “Oh, Pretty Woman,” with Bon Jovi, 2011.

“Walk Away Renée” with Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes, 1985.

“One Way or Another,” with Deborah Harry, 2015.

“Land of 1,000 Dances,” with Southside Johnny, 2014.

“This Time It’s for Real,” with Bruce Springsteen, Southside Johnny, Jon Bon Jovi and Steven Van Zandt, 2003.

“Good Lovin’,” with Gene Cornish of The Rascals, 2014.

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