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Brilliant Disguise (1987) – Bruce Springsteen

Thanks to my school friend Daniel Olsen at secondary school I had been following the Boss a year or so shy of the release of Brilliant Disguise. I distinctly remember seeing this remarkable music video appear on the Saturday morning

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Better Days (1992) – Bruce Springsteen

I’m backtracking a couple of songs in the alphabetical order here to resume my music library project in 2020. I am at complete loss how this song was not in my original music library catalogue, but thanks to Badfinger’s post

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Backstreets (1975) – Bruce Springsteen

No other Springsteen song springs to mind which encapsulates more fervently the idealism and escapism of youth than Backstreets. It is one of my favourite songs from my most cherished Bruce Springsteen album – Born to Run. It is the

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4th Of July, Asbury Park (Sandy) – Bruce Springsteen

As a preadolescent, high octane, emotionally fragile youngen, I’m glad I had Bruce Springsteen in my corner. There was a small band of us at school who cherished his music. We felt through his music we could sidestep some of

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Music homage films abound in 2019 (Beatles, Springsteen, Elton John & Bob Dylan)

After the big box-office smash hit Bohemian Rhapsody, film studios must have been wiping the dust off dozens of musical homage scripts faster than they could sing: ‘We will, we will rock you!’. Yesterday and Blinded By The Light In

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