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Magic in the Night The Words and Music of Bruce Springsteen



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The Definitive Look at the Boss and How His Music has Both Shared and Confronted American Mythology

Author Biography

ROB KIRKPATRICK is the author of 1969: The Year Everything Changed and Cecil Travis of the Washington Senators: The War-Torn History of an All-Star Shortstop, and he edited the multivolume Greenwood Encyclopedia of Rock History. He received his Ph.D. in English from Binghamton University and is currently a Senior Editor with Thomas Dunne Books. He lives in Rye, New York.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. xiii
Jukebox Graduate
Greetings fromp. 1
The Follow-Up, the Future of Rock 'n' Roll, and a Farewell to Asbury Park
The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle (1973)p. 25
Thunder Road Revue
Born to Run (1975)p. 39
Running into the Darkness
Darkness on the Edge of Town (1978)p. 61
Double Shot
The River (1980)p. 83
A Meanness in This World
Nebraska (1982)p. 103
Nebraska Becomes Electric
Born in the U.S.A. (1984)p. 119
Bruced Out
Live/1975-85 (1986)
Tunnel of Love (1987)p. 141
Snake Eyes
Human Touch and Lucky Town (1992)p. 155
At the Movies
The Ghost of Tom Joad (1995)p. 167
September and Everything After
Live in New York City (2001) and The Rising (2002)p. 181
Dust Devils and Dixieland
Devils & Dust (2005)
We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions (2006)p. 193
Afterwordp. 205
Update: That Old-Time Magic
Live in Dublin (2007)
Magic (2007)p. 211
Discographyp. 225
Notesp. 233
Bibliographyp. 249
Indexp. 255
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