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London calling

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band — London Calling After all this, won’t you give me a smile?

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Seen Live: Tribute to Bruce Springsteen

BeoPlayground is Hedon’s musical playground, where a people of some renown from the Zwolle region can host an evening of their favorite music. Last week the honor went to Arne Slot, a soccer player of some renown from the local FC. Apparently, he likes Bruce Springsteen a lot, so an all-star tribute band to the… Read more »

Seen Live: Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band

It’s June 10th, 2012. I am standing on the pitch of Stadio Artemio Franchi in Florence, Italy, surrounded by some fifty-thousand Italians. The Boss is about halfway through his main set, and he has just pulled some kid up on the stage to help him out with the chorus when it hits me: if the… Read more »

The Big Man

On July 12, 2009 I was standing in a field in Dublin. In the distance a band was up on the stage. They just played their main set, and returned for an encore. Halfway during the first song of that encore, a big, big man with a saxophone stepped forward to do his bit. I… Read more »

Gimme Some Words I Can Live By

Okay, so I’ve done this one before. Only this time I didn’t need no website to find some quotes. If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything. Mark Twain, from a 1894 notebook. You are not a beautiful and unique snowflake. You are the same decaying organic matter as everyone else, and… Read more »