Tag Archives: Bruce Springsteen

This Historic Day In Music: Pete Seeger

Pete Seeger was born in Patterson, New York on this day, May 3, in the year 1919. Pete performed in public for the first time on Sunday, March 3, 1940 on the stage of the Forrest Theatre in New York … Continue reading

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On This Historic Day In Music: Columbia Records, PC 33795

“The release date is just one day. The record is forever.” Bruce Springsteen, 1975 Forty years ago today, on August 25, 1975, Columbia Records released Born To Run, the third album by the New Jersey-born, songwriter/singer/guitarist Bruce Springsteen. The song … Continue reading

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Finding Covers, Chapter 2

Bruce Springsteen has a new album out. The album is called High Hopes and, as one would expect, its release has triggered a cacophonous accompaniment of articles, interviews and record reviews. Though I have certainly not read and/or heard them all, the … Continue reading

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This Historic Day In Music: Bruce Springsteen

When I graduated from high school, my godparents, Raymond and Pauline Brisson, gave me the gift of a check to spend as I wished. I don’t remember how much the check was for, but it was enough for me to … Continue reading

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Politicians & Singers, Politics & Song

Here’s what I know, also knowing that a complete accounting of the subject would be much, much, much longer. In 2012, Barack Obama has James Taylor, will.i.am and Bruce Springsteen. Mitt Romney has Kid Rock. In 2008, the folks running … 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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