Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Peter Ames Carlin is the latest to tackle the Boss. This is a new biography that places Springsteen in the broader cultural history of America. In recent years, Springsteen has moved beyond icon, often credited as the man who saved Rock 'n Roll, to troubadour in the style of Pete Seeger. His homage to Seeger is a wonderful album. He was honored at Kennedy Center in 2009 by Barack Obama, and figured in the news again during the relief efforts of Hurricane Sandy. But, not everyone holds Bruce in such high regard,
How can anyone fault a man who gives us a version of Old Dan Tucker like this! The clip is from the Sessions Band Live in Dublin.