Tag Archives: Hold Steady

Positive Jam by The Hold Steady

The first song on the first album should be an announcement of arrival or a statement of intent. This is both. If you never paid attention in history class, here is Craig Finn’s version of the 20th century condensed into two lines per decade. Reaching the present day (as it was in 2000) the Hold Steady […]

Bruce Springsteen

This post was originally part of an email conversation. Read here for more details. by Nick Maple From: Nick Maple Sent: 18 July 2008 16:57 To: Ben Smith Cc: Chris Stoneman; John Klein; Bradbeer, Alexander; Jonathan Odom Subject: RE: Musical Journey : Bruce Springsteen I’m a simple man-​​​​ music needs to tell a story or create […]