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the philadelphia special

Posted on 22 October 2009 (7)

Let us begin at the end.

Everyone who was at Philly #4 is testifying like nobody’s business. Everyone who wasn’t at Philly #4 wants to shoot themselves. The truth, as usual, is somewhere in the middle. Here’s the thing: the problem with Philly #4 was that there were these tremendous gigantic enormous EVENTS… and then there was the rest of the show. Which wasn’t bad, but it’s not like you missed 3 hours and 17 minutes of pure perfection, the best show ever, give up, don’t ever bother going to another one.

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Posted on 21 October 2009 (0)


More on The Last Show That Matters At The Spectrum, later. Got a date with a Big Man tonight.

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10/14: In The Darkness, I Hear Somebody Call My Name

Posted on 16 October 2009 (0)

Philly night 2 (a show I had NO plans to be at until 11:30pm the night before) was also Darkness and you can read my thoughts about my favorite album in the list over on brucespringsteen.net.

When I am writing these things in the car on the way home or at 2am on a work night it doesn’t seem like such a good idea, but I am very grateful I have the opportunity to cover these shows on this tour.

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