Notes from the road: Omaha, NE

Thursday night’s show in Omaha, Nebraska would unexpectedly open with a 1-2-3 from the actual Nebraska album: “Reason to Believe” (in its crunchy, ZZ Top-esque incarnation from the Magic tour), “Johnny 99″ (in its rollicking, zydeco-like incarnation), and the classic E Street Band version of “Atlantic City.” By the time the night was over, there…

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Nebraska Thirty Years Later

Bruce Springsteen’s Nebraska was recorded thirty years ago this week, mostly on January 3, 1982, at Bruce’s home in Colts Neck, New Jersey. Inspired by his friend Chris Collins, Burning Wood‘s Sal Nunziato has written about the album on the anniversary of its recording. You can read more about the recording and its ultimate release at Brucebase.

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