Happy Bruce Day!

Happy Birthday Bruce! I just read “Vanity Fair’s” article on Bruce Springsteen’s autobiography, “Born to Run”, and he talks about how he has a major let – down after his concerts are over. It’s comforting to know he feels the pain too.  I remember after one of his concerts with a friend I said, “What? […]

Atlantic City

“Everything dies baby, that’s a fact, but everything that dies someday comes back.”  Bruce Springsteen’s lyric from his song “Atlantic City” came to mind when I found this old photo of my grandfather’s brother Phil strolling along the boardwalk in Atlantic City – dressed to kill.  He signed it for my grandfather, “To Rog, Phil”. […]

All that Glitters

I heard one of my favorite Bruce Springteen songs on the radio yesterday and it still gives me chills – “The Ghost of Tom Joad”  with guest Tom Morello.  The video can be seen here and even though I’m not a big screeching guitar fan, the guitar solo at the end is insanely incredible.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-c6GphpAeY&ob=av3e […]

Only 3 Songs

In November 2009 I had my dream assignment.  I randomly contacted a then stranger, Alan Chitlik about his work with  Backstreets Magazine shooting my favorite musician, Bruce Springsteen.  Before I knew it, I was on the phone with editor Chris Phillips and he was asking me to shoot the Detroit show.  I absolutely couldn’t believe […]