I dig music.

My main beat is classic rock / punk / new wave / 60s-90s. I've written books on Bruce Springsteen, baseball, and travel, as well as two novels. caryn dot rose at gmail.

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All 314 Bruce Springsteen Songs, Ranked -- Vulture

In 1974, a random phrase popped into Bruce Springsteen's head as he was writing, one that seemed to match the music he was hearing in his mind. It took Springsteen six months to turn that phrase, “Born to Run,” into a song, and it was a watershed moment for his work: the first time he wrote a song with the studio in mind rather than how it would sound onstage.

08 bruce springsteen 1980.w529.h352 article

Tracklisting the Single-Album Version of Bruce Springsteen’s The River/The Ties That Bind That Could’ve, Should’ve Been

It took Bruce Springsteen a year and a half to put together his fifth album, 1980’s double-LP The River.


Patti Smith’s Journey to Horses: A Timeline -- Vulture

Patti Smith’s Journey to Horses: A Timeline -- Vult...