Posts Tagged ‘Bruce Springsteen’

Somewhere in the swamps of Jersey…

Friday, November 7th, 2014

(This review was originally published in the Washington Independent Review of Books, November 2014.) At some point in the late 1970s, smart-alecky teenager Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz, flips on some New York radio station. Bruce Springsteen comes blaring out and all that passion, fire and teenage angst reaches out and touches this kid somewhere in the swamps […]

Will Hermes knows a lot about buildings and tunes

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Love Goes to Buildings on Fire – Five Years in New York that Changed Music Forever by Will Hermes (This review was published in the Washington Independent Review of Books, December 2011) Music journalist Will Hermes, referring to rock ‘n’ roll critics back in the day, wrote, “… their sense that the entire world of art […]