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I Heard the Voices of Friends Vanished and Gone

I Heard the Voices of Friends Vanished and Gone

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band First Union Center September 25, 1999 By Erik Flannigan It’s all about moments. For those of us fortunate enough to have seen many Bruce Springsteen concerts and multiple tours, particular shows stand out for any number of reasons, from the people with whom we attended to favorite songs … Continue reading "I Heard the Voices of Friends Vanished and Gone"

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He Who Doesn’t Get The Whole, Doesn’t Get The Half Either

He Who Doesn’t Get The Whole, Doesn’t Get The Half Either

Bruce Springsteen Hovet, Stockholm, Sweden, June 25, 2005 By Erik Flannigan Many nations can lay claim to being Bruce Springsteen’s second home or adopted country. Italy has a strong case, given the ancestral roots of Bruce’s mother Adele (maiden name Zerilli) and a history of special shows that took place there, particularly in Milano. England … Continue reading "He Who Doesn’t Get The Whole, Doesn’t Get The Half Either"

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The White Stripes Legendary Oberlin 2000 Show is Available Now

The White Stripes Legendary Oberlin 2000 Show is Available Now

May’s Third Man Thursday is here just in time for the holiday weekend with a very special release. Oberlin 2000 was a cornerstone moment for The White Stripes and now the transformative show is available to stream in the nugs.net app. Ben Blackwell, The White Stripes’ official archivist returns this month with a recap of … Continue reading "The White Stripes Legendary Oberlin 2000 Show is Available Now"

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How Turkuaz and Friends Special Jam Cruise Show Came Together

How Turkuaz and Friends Special Jam Cruise Show Came Together

By Dave Brandwein of Turkuaz This being our fourth year on wonderful Jam Cruise, and with two sets every year, we were eager to mix things up this time around. We decided we wanted to cover something really special, but not too obvious. Funkentelechy vs. the Placebo Syndrome has been a long time favorite album … Continue reading "How Turkuaz and Friends Special Jam Cruise Show Came Together"

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Thank You Guys For Making This Really Seem Like Home

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Brendan Byrne Arena, East Rutherford, NJ, July 9, 1981 By Erik Flannigan I was 15 years old in the summer of 1981. My friend Marc had just turned 16 and obtained his driver’s license. The previous October, my father took Marc and me to the Seattle Center Coliseum … Continue reading "Thank You Guys For Making This Really Seem Like Home"

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Wilco Shares New Front of House Archival Release

Wilco Shares New Front of House Archival Release

After crossing, un-crossing, and re-crossing the Canadian border a few days earlier, Wilco undertook a week-long stay on the Great White North side of things in early July 2006.  This jaunt featured the introduction of two additional songs from the forthcoming “Sky Blue Sky” album (a third song, “Walken,” had already been in the repertoire … Continue reading "Wilco Shares New Front of House Archival Release"

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Tonight I Wanna Feel The Beat Of The Crowd

Tonight I Wanna Feel The Beat Of The Crowd

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Ullevi Gothenburg, Sweden – July 28, 2012 By Erik Flannigan If there was ever a time to appreciate archival live recordings, that time is now.  Many years ago, I heard the brilliantly talented and famously cantankerous guitarist Robert Fripp of King Crimson posit a provocative position on the … Continue reading "Tonight I Wanna Feel The Beat Of The Crowd"

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