Today, released on DVD, CD, or a combination of both, is Bruce Springsteen’s Live in
I am a Springsteen fan. I used to not be—as recently as 1984, I called him the Constipation King because of the way he sounded—but I changed my mind with Tunnel of Love and have been a fan ever since. Admittedly, upon merely reading the Bruce was going to record some old folk songs as the follow-up to his acoustic “Devils and Dust” gave me trepidation. AS much as I love Springsteen, I prefer the band version over the acoustic version. But when I heard the actual CD (buy the second release with more songs, the
Now, comes the DVD of the concert. I missed the show because he did not bring his show to
As a long-time fan, I enjoyed hearing what he’s done with the older songs in his catalog. “
Oh, and as a sax player, I loved the extensive use of the horn section, including the
If I had to describe this concert in one word, it would be raucous. But I can’t just use one word. It is raucous, spiritual, fantastic, alive, fun…. It’s that good. Go buy it. Now.