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“Apology and forgiveness got no place here at all”: On the road to Washington D.C. with Bruce Springsteen

Music and the road : Essays on the interplay of music and the popular culture of the American road

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...On November 11, 2014, more than one hundred thousand music fans and military veterans made a pilgrimage to the National Mall in Washington D.C. for The Concert for Valor, a free Veterans Day concert that was designed to raise national...

Tramps Like Them: Jack and Bruce and the Myth of the American Road

Kerouac on Record : A Literary Soundtrack

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The only truth is music A Side: Synergies Track 1 – Intro When rock star Bruce Springsteen appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs at the tail end of 2016 he did not mention author Jack Kerouac in the list of writers he would...

Shouting at the Hard of Hearing: Springsteen Finds a New Audience

Robert Loss

Robert Loss is an assistant professor in Writing, Literature, and Philosophy at Columbus College of Art and Design, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nothing Has Been Done Before : Seeking the New in 21st-Century American Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Wringing the Neck—One Wrong Move—Righteous Rock As Usual March 5, 2012: The first sounds on Bruce Springsteen’s Wrecking Ball are resolute drums and the nervous siren of a lead guitar processed to sound as if it’s emanating from Mars. Cue...

Bruce Springsteen's Born in the U.S.A.

Geoffrey Himes

Geoffrey Himes has written about music on a weekly basis in the Washington Post since 1977. During that time he has also written about pop music for Rolling Stone, Paste, the New York Times, Jazz Times, the Nashville Scene, the Oxford American and other outlets. He won ASCAP/Deems Taylor Awards for Music Feature Writing in 2002 and 2005. His stage musical, “A Baltimore Christmas Carol,” was produced in 2005, and his songs have been recorded by Edge City, Billy Kemp and the Kinsey Report. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2005

33 1/3 Books

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...When Bruce Springsteen went back on the road in 1984, he opened every show by shouting out, “one, two, one, two, three, four,” followed by the droning synth chords of Born in the U.S.A. Max Weinberg hit his drums with a two-fisted...

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David Horn

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David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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David Sanjek

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Columbia was established as the Columbia Phonograph Company in 1888 in Washington, DC (taking its name from the ‘District of Columbia’) as part of the North American Phonograph Company, whose owner, J.P. Lippincott, had succeeded in merging...

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David Horn

David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 8.600,000 (2002) Located inside the well-populated northeast metropolitan corridor, to the south and west of New York City and the east of Pennsylvania, New Jersey refers to itself as the ‘Garden State...