“The Fever” Bruce Springsteen – by Mike Macaluso

Bruce Springsteen The Fever

“The Fever” was recorded on June 23, 1973, or possibly May 16, 1973 (according to 18 Tracks booklet) at 914 Studios (although, long rumored to have been recorded at WGOE Studios in Richmond, VA) as a publishing demo for Laurel Canyon Music.

Bruce Springsteen’s “Blue Christmas”

Bruce, Blue Christmas

Another Great Blog from Mike Macaluso, this one is about Bruce’s version of the Christmas classic, Blue Christmas.

Springsteen and I Movie Review by Mike Macaluso

Springsteen & I

This British film marks the 40th Anniversary of Bruce’s first album, Greetings from Asbury Park, NJ, and compiles self-produced clips from fans, live performances along with a few professionally produced segments, and an epilogue of several of the key characters in the film who were the contest winners.

4th Of July Asbury Park (Sandy) and Independence Day

Bruce Springsteen 4th of July

Here is Mike Macaluso’s VLOG post for July. Mike talks about two songs in this post. First up is 4th Of July Asbury park (Sandy) then Independence Day. Another great post about a couple of Springsteen Classics.
Thanks Mike! Sully

Bruce Springsteen – High Hopes

High Hopes Vlog

This new vlog post features the cover song High Hopes recorded by Bruce Springsteen during the Greatest Hits session.

The song was written by Tim Scott in 1987, and released on his debut album, “The High Lonesome Sound”. The song was used in the low budget film, Slamdance.

Bruce’s version of High Hopes is the same version as was recorded for the film documentary Blood Brothers in 1995.

It’s My Life – Bruce Springsteen

Springsteen 1977

Another great post by our good friend Mike Macaluso. This time a cover of the Animals “It’s My Life. The Animals were a huge influence on Bruce. When Bruce addressed the 2012 SXSW convention he stated that much of his early content was influenced by The Animals, including the main riff of Badlands, taken from the song “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood.



Another amazing Video Blog (Vlog) Post from our good friend Mike Macaluso. Backstreets is one of our most requested songs and one of our favorites to play.

Bruce Springsteen’s “Factory”


This Month’s VLOG post Bruce Springsteen’s “Factory” by Mike Macaluso comes as a special request from Matt Ryan. In this VLOG post, Mike discusses the origin of the song “Factory” as well as the performance history and many versions of this great Springsteen classic.

Springsteen Christmas Song “The Wish”


The Wish was recorded on February 22, 1987 at Bruce’s Thrill Hill Studio in Rumson, NJ. Bruce introduced the song as, “a song about his mother”. Merry Christmas…

Springsteen’s Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town


Our second guest video blog post comes from our good friend Mike Macaluso. The Bruce Springsteen arrangement of the holiday classic “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town” has been a fan favorite for years. In this blog post Mike Discusses the history of this Springsteen classic.