Like her husband, Patti is also of Irish-Italian descent only her father is Italian and her mother is Irish whereas Bruce Springsteen's father is Irish (Dutch-Irish) and his mother is Italian (nee Zirilli).
Her last name (according to the Italian pronunciation) should be pronounced She-Alpha.
Introduced as the First Lady of Love, miss Patti Scialfa on the "Live in New York" album with The E Street Band.
She and The E Street Band (including Steven Van Zandt, Garry Tallent, Vini Lopez, David Sancious, Max Weinberg, Roy Bittan, Nils Lofgren, Ernest "Boom" Carter, the late Clarence Clemons and the late Danny Federici) were inducted into the 2012 New Jersey Hall of Fame for their services and contributions to music.
Sister-in-law of Pamela Springsteen.