Another Great Blog from Mike Macaluso, this one is about Bruce’s version of the Christmas classic, Blue Christmas.
If you didn’t understand the Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band experience before this video, you would immediately after.
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!