With ‘Working On A Dream,’ released six years ago today, Bruce Springsteen continued an intriguing journey back to the music of his formative years.
Articles by: Mark Saleski
Released 10 years ago today, Adrian Belew’s ‘Side One’ began four separate installments of adrenaline-charged, twisty guitar. Better buckle up!
Mark Saleski finds new meaning during a track-by-track return to Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.,’ released on January 5, 1973.
Mark Saleski offers an in-depth examination of Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Nebraska,’ primarily recorded on January 3, 1982.
They were as ubiquitous, at one point, as songs about girls.
“Rosalita” was the song that just had to be played before all important events.
Gimme Five: Bruce Springsteen’s spiritual songs, including ‘My City of Ruins,’ ‘The Promised Land,’ ‘We Are Alive,’ others
On the search for salvation, both in this world and the next.
Gimme Five: Bruce Springsteen road songs, including ‘Thunder Road,’ ‘Racing in the Street,’ ‘Born to Run,’ others
He uses these metaphors as a foundation for deeply revealing character studies.
I wonder what Ornette thinks of this stuff?
It’s not often that I think of Bruce Springsteen songs in the same context as the Viet Nam era and the American culture of that time, but “All I’m Thinkin’ About” has always reminded me of Canned Heat’s “Heading Up The Country.”