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Rock Rewind: Bruce Springsteen “Born In the U.S.A.”

One can hardly think of the Boss (aka Bruce Springsteen) without thinking of his signature album Born In the U.S.A. While he was already considered successful in the music business before that album was released in 1984, Born In the U.S.A. (his seventh album) not only marked a change in his style and tone, but its politically charged content struck a unique balance between questioning authority and patriotic hope for […]

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Bruce Springsteen “High Hopes” –Album Review

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Perhaps one mark of an iconic musical artist is when even the leftovers can come together to make a good record. As Bruce Springsteen’s long-awaited hodgepodge album High Hopes drops this week, fans are likely to be surprised at how well the album ties together the loose ends of the previous decade of the Boss’s career. Of course, Springsteen openly admits he had a little help with this one. Guitarist […]

Bruce Springsteen High Hopes

Bruce Springsteen’s “High Hopes” Streaming Early Online

Tunes from the record to be featured on “The Good Wife”

Well, if you want to hear Bruce Springsteen’s latest record High Hopes early, you can now do so legally. After Amazon accidentally leaked the record briefly last week, CBS is streaming the entire album online from now until its official release next week.  As an additional plug for the album, CBS is announcing that tunes from High Hopes will be featured on the January 12th episode of its television series […]

Bruce Springsteen High Hopes

Oops, Sorry Boss; Springsteen’s “High Hopes” Accidentally Released Early

Bruce Springsteen fans awaiting the release of his new album High Hopes got an unexpected foretaste on Saturday when the record accidentally became available for sale on Amazon ahead of its January 14 release date, as reported by Billboard. The snafu  occurred briefly on Amazon’s mobile site, with tracks from the record available as MP3 downloads. The mistake was quickly corrected, but not before fans were able to purchase the […]


Rock Rewind: Bruce Springsteen “Dancing In the Dark”

This week, Bruce Springsteen made news once again during the pre-Grammy festivities, as he was honored as the MusiCares Person of the Year for his commitment to philanthropy—complete with a star-studded gala event in his honor. In the same spirit, I thought his hit “Dancing In the Dark” was a fitting pick for this week’s Rewind. The Boss’s list of charting hits is too long to list here, but somehow […]


Highlights From “12-12-12: Concert for Sandy Relief”

It’s already being touted as one of the largest gatherings of big-name rock musicians for one concert in recent history. 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief featured not just The Who, but a who’s-who of rock and pop icons from the past several decades. In a show lasting over 6 hours, the Madison Square Garden event (simulcast in movie theaters, on television, satellite radio and streaming Internet outlets across the […]