Tag Archives: Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen on Broadway, 30 June 2018

Bruce Springsteen has made the music which has been the most important to me over the course of my adult life. Not always the thing I listen to most, especially these days, but the music I always come back to. … Continue reading

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2016 – The Year in Music

In such a politically traumatic year – the year of Brexit and Trump – and a year of many horrors, including Aleppo, the murder of Jo Cox MP here in England, the killings in Berlin just the other day, what … Continue reading

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“Born to Run” (the autobiography) by Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen is responsible for the best record I ever heard – “Darkness on the Edge of Town”. He is responsible for the best concert I ever saw – Wembley in 2013, when he played the whole of “Darkness on … Continue reading

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Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band at Wembley Stadium, 5 June 2016

So, three years on from Bruce’s last appearance at Wembley, we were back on Sunday to enjoy the latest instalment. Last time, in June 2013, I concluded in my review that it was the best concert that I had ever … Continue reading

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Have You Heard? – (71) “I’m on Fire” by Lindi Ortega, The Staves and, of course, Bruce

This post is inspired by prospect of the Lindi Ortega concert which I’m going to, in Brighton, next week. Can’t make her London show because I’m seeing Massive Attack the same night, and I bought those tickets a long time … Continue reading

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A Song For Easter

Easter Sunday. In the Christian calendar, the day of hope, rebirth, resurrection. Even if you don’t subscribe to the story, this time of year, in our northern location, is a time of renewal. The four day break, the school holidays, give … Continue reading

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My Top Twelve – New York Songs

New York, New York. An iconic city, a city that you feel you know even when you’ve never been there. I’ve been once, in 1986, on business trip, for a few days. I’ll never forget the dazzling view of midtown … Continue reading

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