Here’s a little article I pulled from a digital copy of The Indian, May 28, 1970:
What really drew my attention to the article was the blending of traditional identity with contemporary rock music, then I decided to see if they ever managed to get that record made.
It’s appropriate that political reporter Dave Weigel has released The Show That Never Ends: The Rise and Downfall of Prog Rock in 2017. Just after we’ve finished one of the most divisive elections (and the Democratic party continues to hold a primary fight for some reason) we get a survey of the most divisive subgenre of rock music.
Lovely New York Times profile of Bruce Springsteen and Joe DePugh, the inspiration for the “big baseball player” in “ Glory Days.“
The Times also has a profile of Clarence “Big Man” Clemons and his time as an offensive lineman at Maryland State University.