Perhaps partly for that reason, Turner didn’t elicit many quotes from Springsteen. But there’s enough here to sense the strength of the artist’s early ambition, not to mention the way he affected some early backers, such as manager Appel and Columbia’s John Hammond, who had signed him to the label. —Ed.
Heylin, whose book was first published in hardback earlier this year and is newly out in paperback, quotes Springsteen’s then-manager Mike Appel, who wrote in his own, fairly obscure 1992 book that Lahav had to leave the band in early 1975 because, “Quite simply, Bruce fell in love with Suki and she with him. She then had to get out to try and save the marriage.”