Category Archives: Music

My Springsteen photos featured in Gary U.S. Bonds’s autobiography

Three photos I snapped are showcased in the new autobiography of legendary rocker Gary U.S. Bonds. Bonds is amazing in many ways, including this: During his headlining 1963 European tour, his opening act was The Beatles. Yes, John, Paul, George and … Continue reading

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Springsteen’s birthday bash

I was lucky enough to attend Bruce Springsteen’s recent epic three-night stand at New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium. On the closing night, “The Boss” played until 2am, and his 87-year-old mother, Adele, made a surprise appearance during the encore to join … Continue reading

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Dazzling: Beyonce rocks Atlantic City

Tanya and I made a snap decision to go a Beyonce concert in Atlantic City a few days ago – what turned out to be a great call. The show was phenomenal. Tanya finessed her way to the foot of … Continue reading

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Springsteen tour’s new onstage gadget: Apple’s iPad

Here’s another first for Apple’s iPad: It now has a working onstage role in the concerts of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. When their 2012 tour launched this month – their first tour since 2009 – I noticed … Continue reading

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Bruce Springsteen re-Tweets photo I snapped

Two nights ago, I took my daughter, Zoe, to a big-time concert: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band.  This was her first time at a performance by The Boss, who I’ve seen in concert dozens of times.  I was … Continue reading

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My U2 Photos – Top 20

Over the past two years, I had a blast seeing my favorite band perform in Dublin, Chicago, DC, Atlanta, NY, Miami, Nashville, and Pittsburgh.  Each show had its magical moments.  Highlights included seeing U2 perform in its native Ireland; with … Continue reading

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Music City Magic: U2, the Blind Guitar Player, and the Thrill of a Lifetime

Nashville – It was stunning, uplifting, and unforgettable. The world’s greatest rock band had just finished a rousing concert performance at Vanderbilt Stadium, taken its final bows, and was exiting the stage when U2′s frontman made what seemed like an … Continue reading

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Long Live Clarence Clemons, The Big Man

I was shocked and saddened to learn that Bruce Springsteen’s long-time sidekick, Clarence Clemons, suffered a massive stroke a few days ago.  He is best known as the incomparable saxophonist in Springsteen’s legendary E Street Band.  I have been a … Continue reading

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Rock Stars: Bono, Springsteen, and Stipe

Among my many thrills: substantive meetings with U2′s Bono, Bruce Springsteen, and R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe.  To say I’m a huge fan of all three would be an understatement.  Their music combined accounts for more than 900 songs in my iTunes … Continue reading

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