35 Years Ago Today

The famous 1975 TIME Magazine profile of Bruce Springsteen, which I’d heard about but never sat down and read before. Some things haven’t changed: even then, the media talked about “the scuzzy Jersey shore.” Funny to read back now that Bruce’s manager tried to get him booked to perform at the Super Bowl…in 1973, more than three decades before he finally did the halftime show. It’s a good read to go with the upcoming release of The Promise, the making-of-Darkness on the Edge of Town album and DVD, which catches Bruce at the next step down the road from this profile of him as a 26 year old still finding his way.

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