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Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Kennedy Honors for Springsteen

That's me at the left, between Bruce and fellow Crawdaddy editor Peter Knobler, backstage in Central Park in 1974. The other dude is pianist Davey Sancious. Thirty-five years later, well done tribute tonight to Bruce as he gets the big Kennedy award. He seemed moved by Vedder doing "City of Ruins" and Sting with "The Rising." Could have done without Mellencamp and Melissa E. Way back when never thought I'd see Brucie sitting next to the First Lady.

The trailer for my upcoming Web series shows my role in first article ever about Bruce in 1972 and friendship after. David Wild of Rolling Stone calls it the most promising upcoming Web music series. Trailer below:

6 comments:

Nolan said...

Greg, you need to start a page on facebook. I didn't know you'd started publishing the blog again.

Nellcote said...

Vetder was amazing. Really did the song justice.

David Beard said...

Greg,

Excellent start. I await more...

Dave

mlmower said...

Can't wait to watch this! The 20th Century can be measured in its music. I posted your trailer on my website. See you on the flip side.

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