Tag Archives: Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen ‘American Skin (41 Shots)’

Jake Clemons nephew of the Big Man: song about Amadou Diallo (who, sadly I confused with Abner Louima who was brutalized but not killed by police)     bw Big ups to Sean Wilentz in Rolling Stone RS 1341 on … Continue reading

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V.Vale v Eve Valois

If it is not obvious on first instance, one might recognize a pattern wherein a common trope at Plastic Alto is to compare two dissimilar items with similar names. Wasn’t there a guy on Saturday Night Live who would have … Continue reading

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In truth, Bruce Springsteen never played Palo Alto, except a cameo for a Clarence Clemons show

If you look, you can find a review by Jeff Santosuosso in the Stanford Daily, from the December 3, 1982 show. edita: The Jerry Garcia photo, by Baron Wolman, makes sense, since he played there 81 times. The Ray Charles … Continue reading

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