, the singer who's "equal parts Bruce Springsteen and Van Morrison" has remastered and rereleased his classic EP 'Omaha' and is offering it for free from his website. You can read an interview with him here
, which talks about meeting Calvin Johnson and his days as Wolf Colonel.
posted by Charlemagne In Sweatpants
on May 29, 2013 -
As They Say
is a 20+ minute musical composition by Icelander Ólöf Arnalds
, where she plays and sings all the parts herself in nine-fold splitscreen. She created the piece from interviews with 17 New Yorkers, each of a different nationality, and she sings in all 17 languages. Other Ólöf Arnalds videos: 11 minute documentary
, 4 songs live on KEXP
, covering That Lucky Old Sun
, original song that morphs into Springsteen's I'm on Fire live
, new song
, an interview broken up into 17 chunks
and a 10 minute documentary
. The interview, the first of the documentaries and
some songs are in English. [Ólöf Arnalds previously on MeFi]
posted by Kattullus
on Feb 9, 2010 -
It's only 73 days before Inauguration Day 2009. Planning has been going on for a while. Beyonce
wants to perform and the Boss
plans to release an album on the day. Be sure to call your Congressperson to get your tickets
. Make your plans
right away, everybody wants to go.
If you go, don't forget to say a rousing good-bye to you know who
posted by Xurando
on Nov 8, 2008 -
Among Springsteen fans, the song "Meeting Across The River,"
has become something of a point of contention and parlor game in terms of what happens to the protagonists afterwards. Many speculated that "Jungleland,"
was a continuation of the story. Several authors have taken the enterprise a step further in a new anthology
posted by jonmc
on Jul 12, 2006 -
The songs of the Pete Seeger Sessions
presents an ultra-detailed listing of prior recordings of the songs included in Bruce Springsteen's excellent "We shall overcome" album, a majestic tribute to the American musical tradition, with some songs written over two centuries ago. The site lists more than 1,560 eariler recordings, by nearly as many artists, with some full-length audio clips included.
posted by keepoutofreach
on Apr 27, 2006 -
An OpEd piece by Bruce Springsteen,
announcing the tour of Vote for Change, the umbrella of a new group including the Dave Matthews Band, Pearl Jam, R.E.M., the Dixie Chicks, Jurassic 5, James Taylor and Jackson Browne. (NYT)
posted by semmi
on Aug 5, 2004 -
Tipper Gore's Ticket Tangle
Seems the reported Gore hustle to get freebies for the Springsteen concernt just one more piece of nonsense to discredit the guy. Ah, so early and things heating up.
posted by Postroad
on Aug 10, 2002 -
E Street Band guitarist and erstwhile Sopranos
star Little Steven
is launching a syndicated radio show
to be centered around garage rock of the '60's plus latter day punk as well according to this story
. Steve's own site includes some great live reviews
and excellent garage rock links
. I, for one, am really looking forward to hearing this show. Good luck, Steve.
posted by jonmc
on Apr 4, 2002 -
It's great how BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN is more important to protest than trigger-happiness. I know this issue has already been talked into the ground, but just check the F.O.P. president's quotes. Come ON, guy. Didn't you see the sign above the door that said "Please remove head from rump?"
posted by NickBarat
on Jun 12, 2000 -