Today on the podcast we talk to Matt about food carts, grilled cheese, brothers in Springsteen and having your niece be your secret weapon to have your son love Bruce.
Set Lusting Bruce has released 300 official episodes and Jesse is feeling pretty good about the podcast.
Today Jesse is joined by Rachel Berc a 2nd generation Springsteen fan that loves Bruce’s music and has a special place in her heart for Nils and Amy Lofgren
Jesse is joined by fellow Springsteen fan Karen Barton today and she shares her Bruce journey.
Jesse is joined by fellow DFW Springsteen fan Barbi Holt. She shares her Springsteen journey and her tradition of making a homemade concert shirt for each show she attends. @TXBossbabe
Talking about Bruce Springsteen's song Factory on day 1 of #NaPodPoMo
Jesse is off doing something crazy again. A new episode ever day in November. Listen to the episode for more details.
The official artist of the Set Lusting Bruce podcast, Thom Zahler sits down with Jesse to talk the return of Love & Capes, a time travel wine story and warning label curses!
Jesse is joined by fellow podcaster Sherry Thomas. She shares her love of Bruce, Clarence and the band. She also talks about her two podcasts, Your Podcast or Mine and Just Push Play. Sherry's Twitter - @tunesncaffeine
Daniel shares his Springsteen story that started on July 1975, Carton Baron Amphitheater Washington, D.C. After about an hour and forty minutes, he turned to his girlfriend and said: "remember this night, we will never again see Bruce and the band this close, with this few people, and this cheap ever again!"
Jesse headed to a showing of Western Stars the movie and he has thoughts.
In today’s episode, Jesse is joined by writer, educator and passionate Springsteen fan Ruth Badley. Ruth discusses her Springsteen journey and her new book Where are the grown-ups?
Mark Cunningham has a different perspective as a Springsteen fan. In this episode Mark shares some behind the scenes stories of working for the Springsteen team.
Jesse is joined by Jeff Calaway and they discuss Ken Burn's brilliant PBS Documentary Country Music. They had so much fun, we ended up having to divide the talk into two parts. Here is Part 2.
Jesse is joined by Jeff Calaway and they discuss Ken Burn's brilliant PBS Documentary Country Music. They had so much fun, we ended up having to divide the talk into two parts. Here is Part 1.
What would you do if you were listing to Bruce Springsteen and suddenly you heard him say your father’s name?
Bryan and his brother David had that experience. Listen to his story and how his family has a special connection to The Wall.
Jesse is joined by Catherine McGowan who attended the Toronto Film Festival. She shares stories from the film and the Q&A.
Today is Bruce Springsteen’s 70th Birthday. What do you get a man that has given us so much? How about a collection of Springsteen fans from around the world telling him how much they love him and sharing how much his music has meant to each of them? Sounds perfect, much better than a tie.
Happy Bruce Birthday to each of you. Please share this episode with another Springsteen fan. Please retweet the link and post the link on your social media pages. We want as many Springsteen/Music fans in the world to hear how much the music means to us.
Jesse is joined by Tim and Devin as they remember two rock legends, the great Eddie Money and Ric Ocasek. They will be missed.
Gabriel Bergmoser returns to the podcast to talk about Western Stars, Broadway and his new novel.
Gabriel Twitter @gobergmoser
A quick episode thanking all the people who support the podcast via Patron. Jesse also lists the way that listeners can help the show grow besides becoming a Patron.
In today’s episode Jesse is joined by writer, Pulitzer prize finalist and super Springsteen fan Joyce Millman. They discuss her Springsteen journey, her writings, her first "beatle album" and why Western Stars wasn’t the album she wanted from Bruce at this time. It’s a great discussion filled with funny stories and meaningful insight. Please check out her blog at https://joycemillman.wordpress.com/about/
Joyce’s twitter - @joycemillman
Jesse’s twitter - @jessejacksonDFW
To help remember 9/11 on this anniversary, here is Jeannie Fino and Jesse going through each track on The Rising ranking their least favorite to their favorite.
Four years ago, in the 2nd ever episode of the podcast Colleen McNamara joined Jesse to talk 9/11 and Springsteen's The Rising. Here is that episode in memory of 9/11.
Thanks to Ed Rakowski, Jesse had the change to talk to legendary Songwriter Mark Barkan. He write Lesley Gore’s hit She’s a fool, The Tra La La Song from the TV show The Banana Splits Adventure Hour (as well as being musical director for the show) and the Manfred Mann hit “Pretty Flamingo” a song often covered by Bruce especially early in his career. We discuss Mark’s musical journey and his latest project which you can find here - https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/street-walker-the-musical#/