Then, without missing a beat, Mr. Springsteen struck a pitchman’s tone: he and the E Street Band would return to the complex in the fall "to say goodbye to old Giants Stadium." (Those dates are Sept. 30 and Oct. 2 and 3; tickets will go on sale June 1.) "Before they bring the wrecking ball," he crowed, "the wrecking crew is coming back!"Just a thought, if an individual actually has a "fall concert budget" it is rather doubtful they are a member of the "many, many people truly struggling in these times" brigade.
It was a plainly triumphant declaration, if a mildly awkward one, coming as it did before "Hard Times Come Again No More," the Stephen Foster song that has led off every encore on the E Street Band’s current tour. "There are many, many people truly struggling in these times," Mr. Springsteen said by way of introduction, even as some in the audience were no doubt still making mental adjustments to their fall concert budgets.
Friday, May 22, 2009
Shady Tree and his Acorns
Just like the late great comedian Shady Tree, working-class stiff/multi-millionaire Bruce Springsteen hasn't changed his act in forty years:
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