Category Archives: Wrestling With The Angel

An on-going series of posts featuring songs from my list of what I refer to as “devastatingly great songs.”

Wrestling With The Angel, Chapter 11

If you’re a new visitor to this blog, the purpose of my Wrestling With The Angel series (or category) is to highlight and share individual songs that are on a list of mine entitled: Devastatingly Great Songs. The title phrase, … Continue reading

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Wrestling With The Angel, Chapter 10

If you’re a new visitor to this blog, the purpose of my Wrestling With The Angel series (or category) is to highlight and share individual songs that are on a list of mine entitled: Devastatingly Great Songs. The title phrase, … Continue reading

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Wrestling With The Angel, Chapter 9

If you’re a new visitor to this blog, the purpose of my Wrestling With The Angel series (or category) is to highlight and share individual songs that are on a list of mine entitled: Devastatingly Great Songs. The title phrase, … Continue reading

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Wrestling With The Angel, Chapter 8

“As I Went Out One Morning” is a Bob Dylan song. It is the second song on John Wesley Harding, Dylan’s eighth album. Written and recorded in the Fall of 1967, the John Wesley Harding LP followed Dylan’s Blonde On Blonde, a … Continue reading

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Wrestling With The Angel, Chapter 7

“Dublin Blues” is the title of an album and a song by songwriter, singer, guitarist & luthier, Guy Clark. The album, Dublin Blues, was released in 1995 and was Guy’s 8th album. (His first, Old No. 1, came out in 1975.) It … Continue reading

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Wrestling With The Angel, Chapter 6

Joe Keone was a trumpet player and, as I remember it, like me, a Music Education major at the University of New Hampshire in the 1970’s. During the course of our college-days friendship, Joe introduced me to one of his … Continue reading

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Wrestling With The Angel, Chapter 5

If you’re a new visitor to this blog, the purpose of my Wrestling With The Angel series (or category) is to highlight and share individual songs that are on a list of mine entitled: Devastatingly Great Songs. The title phrase, “Wrestling With The Angel,” is … Continue reading

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Wrestling With The Angel, Chapter 4

It was the fourth stop of the tour. Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band were performing in support of their fourth album, Darkness On The Edge Of Town. They’d hit the road on May 23, 1978 in Buffalo, NY. On this night, the … Continue reading

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Wrestling With The Angel, Chapter 3

Montgomery Ward stood at one end of the Newington Mall. Bradlees stood at the other. In the 1970’s and ’80’s, the Newington Mall (“It’s one big store, it’s one big store…”) was the destination shopping center in this southeast corner of New Hampshire. In … Continue reading

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The Source

In case you were wondering… “Art” In placid hours well-pleased we dream Of many a brave unbodied scheme. But form to lend, pulsed life create, What unlike things must meet and mate: A flame to melt — a wind to … Continue reading

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