This September, Springsteen will turn 60. In the months before his birthday, he will have traveled across America and Europe, putting on more than 50 concerts. At every one he will play several roles—hero, leader, preacher, rebel—the performances unfolding like a novel. His audiences will hold up homemade signs naming rare B sides and rock classics, and he and the band will play them from memory. He will ask fans to "remember your neighbors," and food-bank reps will traverse the crowds in search of donations.
Monday, September 21, 2009
Strap Your Hands 'Cross My Jazzy
Bruce is on the cover of the AARP magazine -- not that I subscribe, no sirree! A church friend lent me her copy: