A quick look at some recent books about Zapple Records, electronic dance music, Willie Nelson, Brian Jones, and Bruce Springsteen.
Last night Sab and I and several thousand other people saw Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band at the Palace of Auburn Hills, in suburban Detroit. Sab has seen Springsteen on a number of occasions. Something like seven. I’ve never seen him before. Sab is going to write something breaking down the show. He’s … Continue reading A Few Words About Springsteen
Three acoustic songs filmed live, including a Springsteen cover.
Billboard reports this week’s album sales: 1. Bruce Springsteen – Working on a Dream – 224,000 (debut) 2. Taylor Swift – Fearless – 55,000 – (-11%) 3. Beyonce – I Am … Sasha Fierce – 52,000 (+1%) 4. Nickelback – Dark Horse (-3%) 5. Kanye West – 808s & Heartbreak – 33,000 (-15%) 6. Grammy … Continue reading The Boss is Number 1
The Boss proves he needs a district manager: someone who can sit him down and advise him on little matters like Kiss, Wal-Mart, and his own legacy within the scope of rock and roll.
Bruce Springsteen is giving away his new single, “Life Itself,” as a free download via Amazon MP3. Get it while you can! The Boss will also be giving away “My Lucky Day” and “Born To Run” as free downloads for Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii versions of “Guitar Hero: World Tour,” from his new album’s … Continue reading Get New Bruce Springsteen MP3 Free – Life Itself
Six years ago yesterday on Glorious Noise, Johnny Loftus compared the NFL season to a world tour by your favorite rock band. Specifically, he explored the similarities between Bruce Springsteen and the Chicago Bears: Brian Urlacher is not Bruce Springsteen. While the Chicago Bears’ leading tackler and unassuming team leader was a free safety, wide … Continue reading Springsteen to Rock Super Bowl XLIII
MP3: Bruce Springsteen – “Radio Nowhere” For one week only Guardian Unlimited Music is offering you the opportunity to download the first single from the upcoming album, Magic, due October 2 on Sony. Via Lefsetz.
Brandon Flowers is a fucking moron. NME has excerpts from The Word‘s cover feature on the Killers, and it’s almost painful to read this dipshit’s sophomoric ideas about Green Day, Bruce Springsteen, and an artist’s role as foreign ambassador. Some examples of his idiocy: “You have Green Day and ‘American Idiot‘. Where do they film … Continue reading The Killers vs. Green Day
We Shall Overcome – Dave Marsh on Bruce Springsteen’s new Seeger Sessions and its sources. Via rcd.