Bruce Springsteen releases live versions of the songs on his recent ‘Western Stars’ CD. Also: an anthology collects singles from the defunct Rampart Records label, Cajun music from the Revelers, and a 1972 concert from New Riders of the Purple Sage.
A 50th anniversary edition of the Doors' most commercially successful album includes previously unreleased studio mixes and live recordings. Plus, more noteworthy new albums and a Bruce Springsteen bio.
What can you say about The Doors? They were intense and self-indulgent, provocative and lyrical. These oppositions only begin to describe their candle, which burned at both ends and in the middle, too.
Despite our American fixation on originality, once in a blue moon it happens that two major artists are creatively joined at the hip. An older artist creates a body of work so rich and provocative that a younger artist comes along and uses it in a new way.
Bandmates Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt honor their fallen friend Clarence Clemons in their own way. Tune in to Sirius XM today to listen to Little Steven's two-hour special dedicated to the Big Man.