Archive for the 'Bruce Springsteen' Category

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

What is it that makes us want to deconstruct art by units of time? Lists. We love making them. We love arguing over them. And here, on the verge of a new decade, we’re in a position to do the same again. What were the best albums of the past ten years? Here at AD, […]

Friday, October 3rd, 2008

(Sevens, a new feature on Aquarium Drunkard, pays tribute to the art of the individual song. From now through the election, Sevens will focus on political songs) Only twenty-four years ago, Ronald Reagan was running for re-election under the cheering banner of a slicker, better America. The story that he had been selling for four […]

Saturday, August 2nd, 2008

AD’s Marty Garner, an unrepentant Bruuuuuce fanatic, having left L.A. for the Summer, made his way east to New Jersey to catch Bruce and E Street Band at Giants Stadium earlier this week. Here’s how it went down. ++++++++++++ I am not from New Jersey. I do have a friend from New Jersey, though, who […]

Monday, July 21st, 2008

AKA Saint In The City – 03/03/74 – GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY, WASHINGTON, DC Download: MP3: Bruce Springsteen :: Wild Billy’s Circus Story MP3: Bruce Springsteen :: New York City Serenade MP3: Bruce Springsteen :: Spirit In The Night MP3: Bruce Springsteen :: The E Street Shuffle MP3: Bruce Springsteen :: Walkin’ The Dog MP3: Bruce Springsteen […]

Friday, July 18th, 2008

AKA – Flesh And Fantasy, this has long been one of my favorite early ’70s Springsteen shows. Touring behind the Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle this show is loose as a goose. Keep an eye out for another Bruce show (from the same year) I also unearthed from my old CD trading […]

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

The 4th of July is almost here, and while I’ll be taking in an Angels game out in Anaheim with my dad (how American is that? Fathers, baseball, and Disneyland?), I figured it would be best to leave you all with a few deep cuts from America’s poet, Bruce Springsteen. Sure sure, everyone knows “Born […]

Monday, April 14th, 2008

In light of recent events, AD contributor j. neas reflects on Springsteen’s 1995 LP The Ghost of Tom Joad, and how the material makes just as much sense in 2008 (if not more). – AD In the middle of the Clinton ’90s, it was sometimes difficult to feel like there were hard times anywhere. Sure, […]