I am reading this book of interviews slowly, savouring every moment. Through his own words, Bruce comes forward as the human being we know him to be. Just a kid from an insignificant town doing what he does best. And trying to be useful while enjoying himself.
Just a few random picks to wet your appetite:
From the early years:
… overlooked aspect of Bruce’s many talents is his ability to express his hopes, dreams and dedication so eloquently in interviews and speeches.
… he is often as articulate and provocative in interviews and speeches as he is emotive onstage and in records.
“I don’t just grind (interviews) out … I think the main thing is the quality.”
Springsteen has little small talk.
… signs of having had some considerable thought expended on them.
… he was running on fumes and Read the rest of this entry »