He's worked behind both Bruce Springsteen and James Gandolfini but, after returning to the helm of his own band, Steve Van Zandt admits he underestimated how tough it is being the boss.

Accustomed to playing the supporting role as the guitarist and co-founding member of the E Street Band and, in his portrayal of the character Silvio Dante, right-hand man to New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano in the ground-breaking HBO crime drama The Sopranos, Van Zandt says being top dog takes some getting used to.

"You realise, you get a whole new respect for the boss, let me tell

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