I got rid of my first Bruce Springsteen CD.
When I was in high school I purchased a copy of Born In The USA. I knew the songs everybody knew – the title track, “Glory Days”, “Dancing In The Dark”. I was all into exploring classic rock artists at the time and so I gave Bruce a shot.
I gave the CD one listen. I just couldn’t get into it. For some reasons Bruce’s brand of tunes didn’t connect to me at age 17.
So I took Born In The USA to the pawn shop and got some terrible trade-in value for it. The Boss and I went our separate ways.
I used to think I simply wasn’t a Bruce Springsteen fan. Then my tune dramatically changed. Continue reading