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Bruce Springsteen and E Street Set First Tour Dates Without Clarence Clemons

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The Boss and his boys are hitting that Thunder Road again—and, sadly, for the first without their Big Man, Clarence Clemons.

Bruce Springsteen has revealed the itinerary for the first leg of his 2012 U.S. tour with the E Street Band in support of their new album, Wrecking Ball, hitting stores March 6.

So which lucky towns will be seeing the rock and roll legend this spring?

Listen to Springsteen's new single, "We Take Care Of Our Own"

According to Springsteen's website, the trek will kick off March 18 in Atlanta and head up the East Coast, hitting the likes of Boston, Philadelphia and New York before making a left turn and heading to Detroit, Cleveland and Los Angeles. The band will then hop a plane to Europe for a summer tour.

This will mark the first jaunt without Clemons. The E Streeters' beloved sax man  died last June at the age of 69 from complications of a stroke.

The first single, "We Take Care Of Our Own," is now out to radio stations, and if the rest of the album sounds as solid, then Springsteen fans are in for a smashing good time.

MORE: Bruce Springsteen Delivers Eulogy at Clarence Clemons' Memorial

The American leg runs through May and tickets for many of the U.S. venues go on sale via Ticketmaster starting Jan. 27.

Here's the complete list of dates:

• March 18: Atlanta—Philips Arena
• March 19: Greensboro, N.C.—Greensboro Coliseum
• March 23: Tampa—Tampa Bay Times Forum
• March 26: Boston—TD Garden
• March 28: Philadelphia—Wells Fargo Center
• March 29: Philadelphia—Wells Fargo Center
• April 1: Washington, D.C.—Verizon Center
• April 3: East Rutherford—Izod Center
• April 4: East Rutherford—Izod Center
• April 6: New York—Madison Square Garden
• April 9: New York—Madison Square Garden
• April 12: Detroit—The Palace of Auburn Hills
• April 13: Buffalo, N.Y.—First Niagara Center
• April 16: Albany, N.Y.—Times Union Center
• April 17: Cleveland- Quicken Loans Arena
• April 24: San Jose, Calif.—HP Pavilion
• April 26: Los Angeles.—Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
• April 29: New Orleans.—New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
• May 2: Newark, N.J.—Prudential Center
• May 13: Seville, Spain—Estadio Olimpico
• May 17: Barcelona—Estadio Olimpico Lluis
• May 18: Barcelona—Estadio Olimpico Lluis
• May 25: Frankfurt —Commerzbank Arena
• May 27: Cologne—RheinEnergieStadion
• May 28: Landgraaf, Netherlands—Pinkpop (on sale 3 March)
• May 30: Berlin—Olympia Stadion
• June 2: San Sebastian, Spain—Estadio Anoeta
• June 3: Lisbon—Rock in Lisbon
• June 7: Milan—Stadio Meaza
• June 10: Florence—Stadio Francesco
• June 11: Trieste, Italy—Stadio Trieste
• June 17: Madrid—Estadio Santago Bernabu
• June 19: Montpellier, France—Park & Suites Arena
• June 21: Sunderland, U.K.—Stadium of Light
• June 22: Manchester, U.K.—Etihad Stadium
June 24: Isle of Wight, U.K.—Isle of Wight Festival
• July 4: Paris,—Bercy
• July 5: Paris,—Bercy
• July 7: Roskilde, Denmark—Roskilde Festival
• July 9: Zurich—Stadium Letzigrund
• July 11: Prague—Synot Tip Arena
• July 12: Vienna,—Ernst Happel Stadium
• July 14: London—Hard Rock Calling
• July 17: Dublin—RDS
• July 18: Dublin—RDS
• July 21: Oslo—Valle Hoven
• July 23: Bergen, Norway—Koengen
• July 24: Bergen, Norway—Koengen
• July 27: Gothenberg, Sweden—Ullevi
• July 28: Gothenberg, Sweden—Ullevi
• July 31: Helsinki—Olympic Stadium

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