Light of Day

February 6, 1987 ~ The movie Light of Day hits theaters. The film stars Joan Jett and Michael J. Fox as leaders of a struggling band called The Barbusters. It features a song written by The Boss called “Light of Day,” too.

 

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Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J. 

He slingshoots his random rivets at you and you can catch as many as you want or let ’em all clatter right off the wall which maybe’s where they belong anyway. Bruce Springsteen is a bold new talent with more than a mouthful to say, and one look at the pic on the back will tell you he’s got the glam to go places in this Gollywoodlawn world to boot.

Lester Bangs, Rolling Stone , July 5, 1973

January 5, 1973 ~ With a boulder on his shoulder, feelin’ kinda older, 23-year-old Bruce Springsteen releases his first album, Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J.

The Boss doubles up on Time and Newsweek …

October 27, 1975 ~

I had just graduated from high school, trying to figure out what the hell do with my life when, on October 27, 1975, this guy appeared on both covers of the leading weekly print news outlets. I decided I needed to find out what this was all about. Couple years later, I was working in rock n’ roll radio. 

Glory days.