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by eriknorm
Fri Jun 18, 2010 9:12 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: What was your first concert?
Replies: 33
Views: 6515

Springsteen and E Street, Born in the USA tour, 1984, when I was 16. After that, I thought all concerts were supposed to last four hours.
by eriknorm
Mon Sep 15, 2008 12:11 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: All Down the Line is the Stones' Best Song
Replies: 24
Views: 8090

Best Stones song? Gimme Shelter. For the win.... "All Down the Line" is great; fuck, everything on Exile is great, but that's not even the best song on Exile. That honor goes to the tie between "Rocks Off" (also contender for greatest album opener. Ever) and "Happy."
by eriknorm
Thu Dec 13, 2007 2:15 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Wilco to play Riviera
Replies: 9
Views: 2148

Can't wait to hear the full 15 min version of "Less than You Think"....
by eriknorm
Fri Aug 31, 2007 1:52 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Yoko Hates The Planet
Replies: 26
Views: 4533

Trust me -- I am not for a minute suggesting we retard economic growth in India or China. Not for a second. Their respective emergence as strong economies is one of the great anti-poverty developments in decades. I am only suggesting that the effort -- whatever it is -- going forward needs to focus ...
by eriknorm
Fri Aug 31, 2007 9:08 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Yoko Hates The Planet
Replies: 26
Views: 4533

If any difference is going to be made, really, in the long-term global warming problem, you can forget dealing with the U.S. -- the U.S. already is about as energy efficient as any large, dynamic economy is going to get. Improvements can be made at the margins, and there's an ethical imperative, I b...
by eriknorm
Mon Jul 16, 2007 10:29 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Songs that give you shivers.
Replies: 96
Views: 11122

spine-tinglers

The opening piano/harmonica wheeze of "Thunder Road."

The last line of "She's a Jar."

The opening riff of "Gimme Shelter."
by eriknorm
Sun Mar 04, 2007 2:39 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: New Wilco - Sky Blues Sky
Replies: 78
Views: 11467

Springsteen: 1) Greetings from Asbury Park 2) The Wild the Innocent 3) Born to Run 4) Darkness on the Edge of Town 5) The River 6) Nebraska ...then, you could give him Born in the USA. It's been played to death, but hey, there were great songs on there. Then you'd definitely have to give him Tunnel ...
by eriknorm
Wed Jan 03, 2007 10:24 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Predictions for 2007
Replies: 66
Views: 12910

You mean it's not a unanimous consensus that "Chinese Democracy" is the most anticipated album of 2007?

or 2008?

or 2013?
by eriknorm
Thu Dec 07, 2006 1:20 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Best Christmas song?
Replies: 16
Views: 5641

Darlene Love, "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)"

I will brook no debate on this.
by eriknorm
Wed Jul 05, 2006 9:46 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: music and the crazy things we do for it
Replies: 13
Views: 2071

I broke up with a girl because she didn't like Bruce Springsteen. I broke up with another one because she didn't like "Casablanca," the coolest movie ever made.

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