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Percy and Springsteen

As the date denotes, this has been known for several years and has been widely covered: here is a follow up to this story. It shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise to learn that Robert Coles, author of the solid Walker Percy: An American Search (1979)  is also the man behind Bruce Springsteen’s America: The…

Nils Lofgren

I’m not anal enough to have my disks alphabetized — how else would one randomly find stuff! Anyway, well before Nils joined the E-Street Band and before Springsteen’s break out album of ’75 (Born to Run) I thought Nils should have been as big as what BS did eventually become. Who could forget the elegiac “Keith…

The Killer and Rodders

From the album of duets entitled Last Man Standing. Strictly speaking Jerry is not alone – “Fats” is still with us and had a hit well before the others. Song List: Rock and Roll (with Jimmy Page) Before the Night is Over (with B.B. King) Pink Cadillac (with Bruce Springsteen) Evening Gown (with Mick Jagger…