Because the Night (co-written songs part 1)

This entry, and the next (Trouble in Paradise), focus on the relatively rare occasions where Bruce Springsteen has co-credit on songs. As you will learn the reason for the co-credits are either that the collaborators have co-written or finished something he started OR had their song amended by Springsteen. I don't claim that the songs … Continue reading Because the Night (co-written songs part 1)

The Promise

It's June 25th 2016, a nice sunny Midsummer's Day in Gothenburg, Sweden. 62 676 fans, packed in the pitch and in the stands of Ullevi, eagerly awaits the arrival of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. It's the first of three concerts in Gothenburg (the River 2016 tour). Finally Bruce Springsteen strolls onto stage, … Continue reading The Promise

The Wild, the Innocent and the E Street Shuffle (Epic Album Covers)

As I wrote in the blogpost Record Store Daythe rise of digital music almost extinguished the vinyl and with that one of the greatest canvasses of art - the record sleeve. Originally a record cover was just as the name describes it; a protective cover for the fragile record, but it soon evolved into a … Continue reading The Wild, the Innocent and the E Street Shuffle (Epic Album Covers)

Talk To Me (Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, 22 Mars, 2018)

The rock club Pustervik in Gothenburg, Sweden has been sold out for a long time and as Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes enter the stage and open with All I Needed Was You, the spirit in the venue rises. I'm up front stage right. With only the rail between me and the stage I'm happy … Continue reading Talk To Me (Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, 22 Mars, 2018)