“…Then I’m gonna go out walking.”
Springsteen’s “Darkness on the Edge of Town” that is. Backstreets recently posted the Columbia Records’ advanced marketing plan for the album (see above). It was released June 4, 1978.
From the Woody Guthrie Center website: The Woody Guthrie Prize is given annually to an artist who best exemplifies Woody Guthrie’s spirit and work by speaking for the less fortunate through music, film, literature, dance, or other art forms and […]
In this conversation with Lauren Onkey and Nona Hendryx, Springsteen talks about the influence of African-American girl groups on his music. He references Patty LaBelle & The Bluebelles, The Chantelles, The Shirelles, The Crystals, and The Ronettes. Springsteen says that […]
Bruce Springsteen will be awarded the Woody Guthrie Prize on May 13, 2021. Here is NJ.Com: Bruce Springsteen can add another award to his many accolades as a singer, songwriter and artist. But it won’t be another Grammy, Tony or Oscar. The Woody Guthrie Center will present […]
Watch: Check out Tony Norman’s piece at Current: “Born to Reborn.”
Yesterday we published Tony Norman’s piece on Renegades: Born in the U.S.A., the much acclaimed Obama-Springsteen podcast. Check it out here. Read Norman’s piece alongside Dennis M. Hogan’s essay at The Baffler. In “Runaway American Dreams,” Hogan traces Springsteen’s move […]
Jack Whatley of Far Out magazine just made his pics and he inspired me to do so as well. Here goes: Greetings from Asbury Park: Whatley picked “Lost in the Flood.” My choice: The Wild, the Innocent & the E […]
It is called “Renegades: Born in the USA” and will eight episodes long. I imagine this was recorded before the Springsteen DWI case. I guess Spotify decided to release it anyway. Listen to the first two episodes at Spotify. Episode […]
I think most Americans liked it: But there have been critics and some of them have found their way to my social media feeds. 🙂 Some do not like the ad’s Christian nationalism. (The chapel has a flag and a […]
Brian Hiatt offers context at Rolling Stone: A little too optimistic and sentimental? Perhaps. But that’s what Bruce does.