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Bruce Springsteen Again Breaks Record for Longest US Show



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

    Wednesday night's concert at Citizens Bank Park in South 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 Aug. 30 at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.

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

    The New Jersey rock icon could break his own record again in Philadelphia Friday when the E Street Band plays a second night at the home of the Phillies. Some extra tickets to the soldout show were released earlier this week.

    Springsteen's 75-show U.S. and European The River Tour wraps up with a show in Foxborough, Massachusetts, on Sept. 14. Top Celeb Photos: Victoria Secret's Martha HuntTop Celeb Photos: Victoria Secret's Martha Hunt

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