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Bruce Springsteen – Nebraska.

Recently, I met up with Springsteen in Portland, Ore., at the Rose Quarter where he and the E Street Band were to perform. He had just finished soundcheck, which, after finalizing sound levels and lighting cues, turned into a playful … Continue reading

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Bruce Springsteen – My Father’s House.

But would you encourage them? Sure, you can say, “Hey, come on, step up to the plate” or “We need you” or “It’ll make a big difference,” and that would be absolutely true and valid. But in the end – … Continue reading

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Bruce Springsteen – My City Of Ruins.

And then to have your child’s sexuality be different from your own, that would be difficult, right? I think that with a lot of these issues, you just don’t know until they truly enter your life in some really personal … Continue reading

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Bruce Springsteen – Murder Incorporated.

You have three children. What would you do if one of them came to you and said, “I think I’m gay”? Whatever their sexual preference might be when they grow up, I think accepting the idea that your child has … Continue reading

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Bruce Springsteen – Meeting Across the River.

You and Patti decided you needed that? Yes, Patti and I both found that it did mean something. Coming out and saying whom you love, how you feel about them, in a public way was very, very important. Those are … Continue reading

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Bruce Springsteen – Matamoros Banks.

What did you feel when it all fell apart? Initially I felt surprised at the reaction. I was surprised that it was such a big deal. But that’s what the federal government is supposed to do: It is supposed to … Continue reading

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Bruce Springsteen – Mansion on the Hill

So that’s how you’ve kept it balanced? Yeah. I just felt that what I was doing was rooted in a community- either real or imagined- and that my connection to that community was what made my writing and singing matter. … Continue reading

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Bruce Springsteen – Lucky Town.

On The Ghost of Tom Joad, you have a song, “Balboa Park,” and in it you say, “Where the men in their Mercedes / Come nightly to employ… / The services of the border boys.” Are you talking about drugs … Continue reading

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Bruce Springsteen – Last to die.

Springsteen‘s own struggles with finding love and settling down have been well-documented in both his songs and the press. After his herculean 11-year rise to superstardom- which began with Greetings From Asbury Park N.J. in 1973 and culminated in 1984 … Continue reading

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Bruce Springsteen – Downbound Train.

In addition to his own touring, Springsteen made a number of appearances at tribute and benefit concerts during 2009, including The Clearwater Concert (a celebration of Pete Seeger’s 90th birthday), the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 25th anniversary benefit … Continue reading

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