August 14

The Songs of Summer #77: ‘Seaside Bar Song’ by Bruce Springsteen

seaside-bar-songIs there any better example of a little slice of heaven on earth than a seaside bar? Other than a well-stocked record store, I’m having trouble thinking of anything better off the top of my head…Anyway, it’s Friday, it’s still summer, and it’s hot and muggy outside. Let’s take a ride down to the shore and have a visit (our second) with Mr. Springsteen.

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June 13

The Songs of Summer Day 11: ‘Girls in Their Summer Clothes’

bruce-springsteen-girls-in-their-summer-clothesI’m not the world’s biggest Springsteen fan…in fact, I’m not even sure I’d call myself a Springsteen fan at all. I’m familiar with all the big hits, and a lot of his early work is pretty cool, but I own only one Springsteen song (and that’s in digital form only), and that’s this one right here. ‘Girls in Their Summer Clothes.’

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