bruce springsteen

"Stand By Me" covers: Bruce and Bono's duet and more

"Stand By Me" covers: Bruce and Bono's duet and more

From the music time capsule, check out this old YouTube video of Bruce Springsteen joining Bono, who is sans sunglasses and wearing a cast, for a duet of “Stand By Me” at a U2 concert in Philly on September 25, 1987 during The Joshua Tree Tour. As one of the most played songs ever, its…

Tom's Diner and other rock landmarks uncovered

Tom's Diner and other rock landmarks uncovered

Spin recently tracked down the Top 10 Rock’n'Roll Landmarks and I was shocked to find out that places like Tom’s Diner and Fountains of Wayne actually exist. Each of the ten locations listed feature the musical reference (there really is a Sound Garden) and also interesting facts (Springsteen’s Cadillac Ranch cars are planted at 52 degree angles –the same as Egypt’s Great Pyramid of Giza).

Blogging Puts a Cramp in the Hold Steady's Drinking

Blogging Puts a Cramp in the Hold Steady's Drinking

The New York Times Magazine had an incredibly lengthy piece yesterday entitled “Sex, Drugs And Updating Your Blog,” taking a few angles on the new dynamics of being a musician in the age of Web 2.0, and of fans’ new demands on rockers to be bloggers: to share their music, private lives, and often to…