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Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes – Hearts of Stone (1978); Men Without Women: Live (2011)

Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes – Hearts of Stone (1978); Men Without Women: Live (2011)

They’re both closely associated with him. But Bruce Springsteen wasn’t the only connection between Southside Johnny and Little Steven Van Zandt.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “All The Way Home” (2005)

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “All The Way Home” (2005)

The story is that Bruce wrote “All The Way Home” for his friend Southside Johnny, who released it on his Better Days album in 1991. Many years later, a Springsteen version shows up on Devils & Dust.

The Friday Morning Listen: Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes – Hearts Of Stone (1978)

The Friday Morning Listen: Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes – Hearts Of Stone (1978)

This summer, for New Englanders, has had an awful lot of summer in it. Maybe too much. Sure, we like to complain about it a lot but as I’ve said many times, we New Englanders reserve our right to bitch

The Friday Morning Listen – Southside Johnny & the Poor Fools – Songs From The Barn (2013)

The Friday Morning Listen – Southside Johnny & the Poor Fools – Songs From The Barn (2013)

Man, things sure have been upside-down as of late. The calendar has been saying “spring” for quite a while now, but apparently that calendar and the thermometer haven’t been on speaking terms.

The Friday Morning Listen: Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes – The Jukes (1979)

Big musical weekend in these parts. Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes will be visiting the New Hampshire seacoast and me & TheWife™ are more than ready.

Southside Johnny with LaBamba’s Big Band – Grapefruit Moon: Songs of Tom Waits (2008)

There are times when a person experiences moments of such extreme happiness that it’s difficult to contain the emotion. I suspect that even the most curmudgeonly people have them. I should know, because I have my moments of curmudgeon on a daily basis. Anyway…for me, this “super-happy” can feel like the top of my head popped off, letting a streamRead More

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, "Jungleland" (1975)

This, the majestic closing track of Born To Run, is the song that some people think should be retired. I’ll get to that bit of insanity in a little bit.

The Friday Morning Listen: Southside Johnny – Reach Up & Touch the Sky: Live (1981)

So here we are, heading toward the end of another summer. This one seemed particularly quick.

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