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Posted on 09 December 2009 (0)


I could not love Bruce Springsteen more than I do at this very moment.

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New Jersey vs. Ticketmaster

Posted on 23 February 2009 (0)

Attorney General Announces Settlement with Ticketmaster on Sale of Springsteen Tickets: Tickets will be made available for thousands of consumers shut out by Ticketmaster and steered to a more expensive ticket re-sale website The lessons: ALWAYS COMPLAIN IN WRITING, and that doesn’t mean commenting on a blog somewhere.  I realize that is better directed at […]

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we are one

Posted on 19 January 2009 (5)

18 January, 2009


The last time I heard Fanfare for the Common Man, I was closing down Shea Stadium. Today, it was fitting and appropriate and elegant to open this performance in tribute and in celebration of the incoming administration. Fanfare for the Common Man is perfect because it is dramatic and brief and clears the palate, it sets the tone, it invokes solemnity, it invokes purpose.

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he finally figured out what house he wanted to build

Posted on 05 October 2008 (0)

I know I made fun of Mr. S. relentlessly during the end of the tour about the “building a house” shtick, which never made any sense, never seemed to go anywhere, and had crew members rolling their eyes every time he went into it. Yesterday, however, I think he finally figured it out: They will, […]

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kim thayil

Posted on 30 July 2008 (0)

The recent Sub Pop 20 festivities got me into a conversation with a friend about Kim Thayil. Tweet Enjoyed this post? Consider signing up for my monthly newsletter.Related PostsNothing To Say: Soundgarden at Terminal 5 Review: “Everybody Loves Our Town,” Mark Yarm memories of the croc SOUNDGARDEN LIVE. hells yeah. FREE KIM THAYIL.

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as long as i gaze on waterloo sunset

Posted on 09 July 2005 (0)

Is it possible to be in love with a city you’ve never been to? When I got off the plane in the UK two weeks after graduating college, I had been besotted with London for as long as I could remember. It was the home of the Beatles and the Who and the Stones and […]

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