Some early Magic

I heard the music (a couple times) hours before I heard the news. Magic, the Springsteen and the E Street Band album set for release Oct. 2, has leaked onto the internet.

At first listen, my reaction amounted to, “It’s okay.” I was more favorably impressed with each subsequent listen and I even began considering […]

BRUUUCCE tour announced

The news e-mail from the wonderful Backstreets was my first word the long-rumored E Street tour has been announced. St. Paul is Friday, Nov. 2. Based on what I considered fairly reliable info a week or so ago, I already have reservations at the Holiday Inn across the street from the Xcel that night. After […]

Album but no tour news

Fans this morning got confirmation of part of what we’ve known — Springsteen and the E Street Band have a new studio album. According to the official press release, the album, with a street date of October 2, has 11 new songs, all recorded in Atlanta. (Rolling Stone claims to have “exclusive news” about the […]

Bruuuuccce news rumors

The rumors that have been circulating for a while are reportedly going to be confirmed this week. Supposedly, Bruce and the E Street Band are hitting the road later this year following the release of a new studio album. October has been the rumored date for an appearance at Xcel Energy Center. (From October 11 […]

Springsteen’s Seeger Sessions

In an article titled “Born to Strum,” the Sunday NYT is one of what will undoubtedly be numerous publications interviewing Bruce Springsteen about his forthcoming release, We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions. I had an opportunity to hear an advance copy this weekend. While I am a huge Springsteen fan, it probably won’t make it […]