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Bruce Springsteen and the bible

Posted by pharland on October 15th, 2007 filed in Music and religion, Springsteen, Bruce

In light of my recent discussions of Bruce Springsteen, I should mention that Michael Pitkowsky (a long time fan of the boss) has an interesting post on biblical imagery and narratives in Springsteen’s lyrics: Bruce Springsteen, Genesis, the Bible, and Religion.

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Review of Bruce Springsteen and the E. Street Band’s Magic (2007)

Posted by pharland on October 3rd, 2007 filed in Folk Rock, Reviews of new CDs, Springsteen, Bruce

Click to buy at Amazon Listen while your read: Open up the Springsteen Magic webpage in a new window (then click on a track) In some ways, Bruce Springsteen’s latest album, Magic, which sees the reuniting of the E. Street Band, comes at a high point in Springsteen’s recent career, and this means there are [...]

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Bruce Springsteen’s character sketches: Welcome to Asbury Park N.J. (1973)

Posted by pharland on September 13th, 2007 filed in 1970s, Springsteen, Bruce

Listen as you read (live version of “Lost in the flood”, Hammersmith Odeon, 1975): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_h4jxXPENU With Bruce Springsteen’s new studio album (Magic) due out on October 2nd, what better time is there to post on the boss’s songwriting (official Springsteen website). I am a relatively new fan of Springsteen. This shift was thanks, in part, [...]

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