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.
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.
There are certain Bruce Springsteen songs that may not have changed the world but somehow changed us. You know the ones. These are songs that may not have been the most popular tracks on a record. These songs may not have received much or any radio airplay. These are the songs that for one reason or another found their way into your heart and spoke directly to you. You know the ones!
On February 23rd, 2013 we played at Penns Peak near Jim Thorpe, PA.
As always, this was one of our highlights of the year. Great crowd of Springsteen fans, a great big room with a great crew of professionals.
We walked away this night with a copy of the house feed. Not great video and audio but good enough to share. We have posted 5 videos to our Video Page and there are more on our YouTube Channel.
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.