Episode 374: Bruce Springsteen – ‘Darkness on the Edge of Town’




June 25, 2018


All music in this episode by Bruce Springsteen from the album Darkness on the Edge of Town, released in 1978 on Columbia Records.

  • “Racing in the Street”
  • “The Promised Land”
  • “Factory”


Jesse Jackson, of the podcast “Set Lusting Bruce,” fills in all week while Jim and Patrick take a much needed summer vacation. Today, he talks with Peter Chianca of “Blogness on the Edge of Town” about Bruce Springsteen’s “Darkness on the Edge of Town.” The album is currently celebrating 40 years since its release!

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Visit Peter’s blog at wickedlocal.com/springsteen

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FUN FACT: Bruce Springsteen earned his famous nickname, “The Boss,” way before fame. According to a 2009 BBC article…

“In the early days when he and the E-Street Band played gigs in small venues, it was Bruce’s job to collect the money and pay the rest of the band,” says Mr [Andrew] Delahunty. “This led them to start calling him The Boss, a nickname which has stuck.”

Read the rest of this fascinating article on celebrity nicknames here: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/magazine/7829013.stm

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