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Set Lusting Bruce: The Springsteen Podcast

Jesse explores Bruce Springsteen fandom with various guests in this weekly show all about The Boss.
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Jul 7, 2020

Aaron shares his musical story and how his love of Nirvana helped him to kick his own addiction and help to set him on his life's goal, to help others.  He also discusses his first novel Genocide https://www.amazon.com/dp/B087SCJ5NB/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_x_qpt.Eb2T7V2WK 

Jul 2, 2020

Matt McGee is a long time U2 blogger and podcaster but there is a new band in his life Gang of Youths.  He shares his musical story and how and why he made the switch in a wonderfully candid and funny episode.  Please download and share.

https://www.mattmcgee.com/

Jun 30, 2020

In today's episode, we have another friend from the UK, this time Graham Lees joins Jesse to share his Springsteen story, getting Santa Claus in the summer and how he requested Atlantic City and the band delivered. @glees5150 

Jun 25, 2020

A year ago, my good friend Terry Smith launched his wonderful Music Talks podcast.   Today we celebrate that milestone by catching up and sharing a few thoughts about the past 24 episodes and the past year.  @musictalkspod

Jun 23, 2020

Frequent guest, Springsteen fan and prolific writer Ron Marz joins Jesse today to talk about Springsteen series of My Home to Yours episodes and the greatness of Comic Book Legend Denny O'Neal 

Jun 20, 2020

Today Jesse's first musical obsession/passion turns 78.  Here is wishing Brian Wilson a great birthday and many more years for happiness and great music.

Jun 18, 2020

In today's episode, Jesse is joined by comedian, podcaster, Springsteen fan Danni Gallegos @DaniiGallegos.  They talk growing up on the shore, why you don't date a tall guy, Springsteen fatherhood & a unique answer to the Mary Question!  

Jun 16, 2020

The episode that was 3 years in the making.  Jesse's partner in time and "son-in-law" Charles Skaggs makes his first appearance on the podcast! Sting, Peter Gabriel, Twin Peaks, Doctor Who are just some of the topics he and Jesse discuss.

Jun 14, 2020

A short episode talking about episodes coming up in June, a shout out to our Patreons, and as always an invite for guests!

@jessejacksonDFW

@setlustingbruce 

Jun 11, 2020

Today Jesse is joined by long time friend and former podcast partner Shannon Clarke.  Shannon shares stories about the early days of REM, his multiple playlists, Bourbon and shares his frustration with Glory Days!

Jun 9, 2020

Joey Salvia in addition to his day gig as a radio producer, voice-over artist, and editor he is also a singer-songwriter, a bassist, a father, and a husband.   Today we talk Covid-19, great Bass Players, and his musical journey.  Check out his website www.joeysalvia.com 

Joey's Twitter - @joeysalvia

Jesse's Twitter @jessejacksondfw

Jun 5, 2020

Dan is a writer for Slate Magazine. He recently shared some thoughts on the lyrics of Glory Days and how they might need a bit of tweaking.  He explains and shares his thoughts in today' episode. https://slate.com/culture/2020/05/bruce-springsteen-glory-days-lyrics-speedball-no.html  

Dan's Twitter - @dankois

Jesse's Twitter - @jessejacksonDFW

May 26, 2020

In today’s episode, Steven Merrill @chiefstevfe_ shares his story of growing up as a Springsteen fan, missing a soccer game to attend a Bruce show (and that is just the start of the adventure) and how seeing Springsteen live is a family affair 

May 19, 2020

The second of a two-part discussion.  After you've listened to the collection of answers to the "Mary Question."  Please check out Jay Armstrong and I talk about the various answers and what it says about us.

May 19, 2020

The first of a two-part discussion.  Here is a collection of answers to the "Mary Question."  After listening to this episode head to the next episode where Jay Armstrong and I talk about the various answers and what it says about us.

May 14, 2020

In December Parry joined Jesse to talk about her Kickstarter campaign for her new album, the campaign was a success and now she joins us to talk about her new album Whiskey Aftermath. Go to www.parryadams.com to check out her music. 

 

May 13, 2020

Legendary songwriter Mark Barkan passed away in early May.  Ed Rakowski joins me to talk about his passing, his family and his legacy for a few minutes, then we are replaying the interview I had with Mark from September 2019.   Please post your thoughts & memories of Mark here https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/new-york-ny/mark-barkan-9175901 

May 12, 2020

Chris Cesario is a Boston resident that has a great story about his 40th birthday, his first Springsteen show and his son having a bad reaction to some medicine.   Chris joins Jesse sharing his Springsteen story and how Bruce’s music helps him through the challenges of life.

May 7, 2020

Rob Carmack @robCarmack  is one of the hosts of the wonderful podcast Bruce Springsteen sings the Alphabet.

He joins Jesse to catch up, talk about life in containment, the latest round of podcast episodes and the plans for the future.

May 5, 2020

Eric Andrew-Gee is a Canadian Journalist that has been a Springsteen fan for a while.  During these dark times, he published a Springsteen playlist in his paper The Globe and Mail.  He joins Jesse to discuss his Springsteen journey and his work as a writer. 

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/music/article-listen-a-springsteen-playlist-for-dreaming-of-escape-in-a-time-of/

Apr 28, 2020

Jeff Matthews joins Jesse to talk about his Springsteen journey.  He shares stories of early fandom, his Rendezvous fanzine, and his experience of meeting Bruce. 

Apr 22, 2020

During his last visit on the podcast, Ron Marz discussed his love of Brue and how his music influenced his writing.  In a return visit, we talk Stephen King, the current Covid-19 crisis and a special Dreadstar Kickstarter campaign.  https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/312724224/dreadstar-returns

Apr 21, 2020

Ken Campbell is a History professor at Monmouth University.  Ken is also a massive Bruce Springsteen fan.  What happens when you put the two things together? A unique look at American history through the music of Springsteen.

https://www.newjerseynewsnetwork.com/story/41848128/monmouth-university-adds-a-bruce-springsteen-class 

Apr 16, 2020

Over the years, I've enjoyed reading Ed Bark @unclebarkycom thoughts on TV and I’m thrilled to have him join me on the podcast.  We talk TV news, Variety shows and he shares his story about a night in 1975 seeing @springsteen in Milwaukee

Apr 11, 2020

Back in 2016 @danieljohnsonuk released a few short episodes of E Street Mary & Dave.

If you watched them then, it’s worth rewatching.  If you haven’t ever seen them, go check them out.

 https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=East+Street+Mary+and+dAve

 Your life will be a little happier.

Then listen to this episode & hear him talk about series & his love of Bruce.

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