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I Am a Huge Bruce Springsteen Fan

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 128 People

    Saw him for the first time in 1977 on the 'Born

    to Run' tour in the tiny Paramount Theatre in Portland. Thrilling. When I saw him on 'The River' tour in 1980, I sat in the 10th row on the main floor at the old Memorial Coliseum. You all remember how he used to dive into the audience? Well, I swear this is true, I shall...
    Nomoreforme1 Nomoreforme1 51-55, F Sep 6

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    G'day From Nz

    Hi   Been a Springsteen fan since BITUSA came out back in 1984. I was 15 at the time and BITUSA was the very first record I ever bought.  I was lucky enough to see him live in 2003 when he played his first ever concert in Auckland, New Zealand during his Rising...
    hawkeyepierce1969 hawkeyepierce1969 41-45 Apr 20, 2010

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    Bruce Might Be Playing At Count Basie During The Max Weinberg Event!!

    at Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, NJ, on june 11th.  The Max Weinberg Big Band is playing and i hear that Bruce might show up without notice and play a few songs, that would be really amazing to see so i just bought tickets, they're not available on ticketmaster you need...
    BruceFan42 BruceFan42 56-60, M May 27, 2010

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    Do You Want To Appear In A Film About Springsteen?

    Dear Bruce Springsteen fans, I work for RSA films and we are currently making a documentary film on Bruce Springsteen called Springsteen & I. I saw on your website group that you are all huge fan of Bruce Springsteen and was wondering if you might be interested in taking part...
    rahelaj rahelaj 26-30, F Jan 22, 2013

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    I have liked him since I was little.

    I love radio nowhere and thunderroad the best. Ive been to 3 concerts and at one of them another band I love called arcade fire performed
    QuinnMac12 QuinnMac12 13-15, F Sep 21

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    Danced Onstage With Bruce

    Hi--In 1981 in Meadowlands arena concert I got pulled up to the stage to dance with Springsteen.  I know it's a fat chance, but I was wondering if there is anyway to find photos from that show.  I had some that were lost in a move and am extremely bummed. Any ideas?  Thanks.
    ciaonj ciaonj 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2010

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    Bruce Is Truly the Boss

    A big fan of Bruce, I started a Website - http://www.writeonnewjersey.com.  I recently posted a terrific, original article about Bruce entitled "Another Runner in the Night."  Please read it and if you like it, pass along the link to your friends.
    tpetz tpetz 51-55 1 Response May 30, 2009

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    Please Help Me Stop Our Divorce..........!!!!!!!!!

    Hi I need anyone and everyones help and prayers,me and my wife have been together for 28 years,but we are getting a divorce,not by my choice,we are life long bruce fans,and seen over 20 shows,i guess the marriage brakeup is more my fault,besides a phone call by bruce to her...
    tmz912 tmz912 46-50 1 Response May 17, 2011

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    Story #259 Funny Story

    Way back when..... I really was too busy raising a family on my own, working long hours and going to school, and making a home for my kids, to pay much attention to rock stars. I liked listening to music and knew what I liked, but I didn't know who the artists were and certainly...
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2011

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    First Time I Really "Heard" the Lyrics

    The first time I heard Bruce was probably when Born To Run became popular, and was played on “Top 40” radio. I liked the song, and thought it was kinda cool. But the first time I really HEARD Bruce was years later, one night in 1977. I was driving home in my...
    davidsstyle davidsstyle 51-55, M Jul 7, 2009

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    Saw him for the first time in the summer live

    in front of 90000 at wembley. My dad brought me and my brothers up on the boss from since I can remember. We treated our old man to see the boss for the first time in 11 years. We all loved it he simply is the greatest!. Born to Run always gives me goosebumps :)
    Quinney Quinney 26-30, M Dec 22, 2013

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    Bruce Springsteen = Roadtrips With My Parents As A Kid <3

    Ever since I was old enough to remember, when my family would go on long car trips together, we'd listen to Bruce Springsteen's Greatest Hits. My favorite is Born To Run Every time I hear any of those songs, suddenly I'm 8 years old again in the back of my parents car, watching...
    VioletDoomsday VioletDoomsday 26-30, T Oct 18, 2011

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    I've Seen The Boss 14 Times

    My father introduced me to Bruce's music when I was quite young (maybe 4 or 5) and I was instantly hooked. My first concert was while he was touring Born In The USA. I was 11 yrs. old. My father took me to see him in Toronto. It was my first rock concert. I have travelled far...
    longhair13 longhair13 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 19, 2012

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    My Three Favorite Songs...

    are "I'm On Fire","Secret Garden"and "Streets of Philadelphia".
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 2, 2009

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    Just Getting Into Him Really

    I've three albums uploaded so far which I swiped on my mum haha well I bought the Working on a Dream one the other day. I like him alot so far and can't wait to buy all his albums :) 
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 27, 2009

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    It's Official!

    Just got tickets for the Tampa concert on September 12! This will be our 9th concert and they get better every single time.  This time five of us will be making the trip...and we always have a great time. He is a huge show man....the concerts are filled with energy and if...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 24, 2009

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    Tougher Than the Rest

    Just love this song, it embodied all I wanted to say to my girlfriend, when I proposed to her. Sadly I was widowed in 1993 and yet  still play it, whenever I want to be reminded of her.
    Cherpee Cherpee 51-55, M Feb 21, 2009

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    He's Still Got It

    His voice sucks and his music is so so, but oh man, he has magnetism and soul and authenticity. I just watched him in the Rock 'n Roll Hall of fame concert. Bruce is 60 and he made everyone else there look old.. that's because he believes. He writes the most beautiful...
    penguinswon penguinswon 51-55 2 Responses Dec 4, 2009

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    Dancing In the Dark.

     I know ForgottenAbout beat me to it, but it's still my favourite song so I have to post it. (: "I get up in the evening, and I ain't got nothing to say. I come home in the morning, I go to bed feeling the same way. I ain't nothing but tired. Man, I'm just tired...
    M0RGUE M0RGUE 18-21, F Jan 3, 2009

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    Made A Fanvid

    We made a fanvid about a tough situation for miners in California: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IaAuBV_2GR8 The song is This Hard Land, by Springsteen.  Check it out.  You can also search for the words "Rio Tinto" and "Springsteen" and it'll come up.
    LALabor LALabor 36-40, M Mar 22, 2010

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    Sign Language

     First and foremost let me say that there is no one else that makes me feel the way this band does. i was born and raised in jersey and still live here so i feel like i'm surrounded by bruce. last july at his first concert at giants stadium i was with my best friend..and...
    barefootgirl barefootgirl 18-21 Apr 3, 2009

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    Thunder Road...

    ...one of my favorite Springsteen songs and this one is one of my favorite live versions... 
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M Aug 6, 2011

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    The Boss

    A true ledgend... dont meet many people in the UK that like him/his music. had the pleasure of watching him at glastonbury a few years ago and he rocked the place... an awesome concert.. long may he continue!
    matt609 matt609 31-35, M Dec 1, 2010

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    The Boss

    He's the Boss and he will always be. Since my father showed me this song: Streets of Philadelphia, i loved him and I still do.His songs are very special to me, can't describe it... its fantastic this feeling when i'm listening to his songs. Especially "Streets of Philadelphia...
    KaramellTraum KaramellTraum 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 19, 2010

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    Hungry Heart

    Remains my favourite of his songs...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 25, 2013

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    What Can I Say, I'm a Groopie!

    This has been "an affair" for decades...It started before he was famous and before he was even cute back in 76. I've had the great opportunity to see him live about 8 times and hopefully someday I'll be able to meet him face to face!  I love him because of his...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 23, 2009

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    Bruce And Scott

    This is the video my brother's friend submitted to be a part of the documentary "Bruce & I", evidently it wasn't chosen but I'd still like to share it with other Bruce fans.  Here is a link to Scott's blog.http://www.scottwfedor.com/wednesday-5292013-2/
    MmmBabi MmmBabi 46-50, F May 31, 2013

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    Great win last night. They looked as good as I have seen them in a long time. Their defense, like I had predicted, played much better than last week. Too bad Claiborne will be lost...
    bboy44 bboy44 41-45, M Sep 29

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    I hadn't seen that movie in a long time, and I just watched it the other night. Damn, Bruce Lee was so fast!!! So impressive!
    aarontkdbball aarontkdbball 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 25

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    If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is made up of. Bruce Lee
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Sep 28

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    I think a huge part of an online relationship takes place in your head. You imagine how the person is reacting, you imagine the tone of their voice. Even after hearing their real...
    caddriss caddriss 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 14

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    Big test for our defense today. Glad to see some players getting back on the field. With the return of Spencer, Durant and McClain, our defense should play better than last week. I...
    bboy44 bboy44 41-45, M Sep 28

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    It's only four years, give it take a month or two. That won't matter when we're adults. He just treats me well, and he's funny and nice. That's not even mentioning the abs or the...
    pickapebble pickapebble 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    just a few hours until kickoff, in would should be another victory. By rights this game should not even be close, in fact I'm willing to bet the Boys by 17. Problem is this is a...
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    I crossdress whenever my girlfriend leaves for work and I am alone. I love wearing her bra's and thongs. Getting fully dressed up, or just wearing lingerie. I would love to chat...
    Needsomedd Needsomedd 22-25, M 11 hrs ago

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    A lot of people ask me what it's like being a Cleveland sports fan, so this is what I tell them... Have you ever locked your keys in a running car? Did you ever eat a bug on a...
    EnragedBrownsFan EnragedBrownsFan 18-21, M Oct 15

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    First: this has nothing to do with sex, move on if that's why you clicked. I am curious what people think of this fantasy. I wonder if it's weird. Keep in mind "fantasy", when...
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    I dislike small children. I am a grandma and a great grandma. Lucky for me my grands are all clear across the US and I never see the little darlings. HA HA HA! NANNI NANNI BOO BOO...
    minimeowz minimeowz 61-65, F 2 Responses Oct 14

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    OK, I posted a fantasy but it was removed because it violated community standards so I will write again, trying not to offend anyone. (Especially those women who feel other women...
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    I have huge library too but now im prefer to buy ebooks its really good way to save trees/nature :)
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    I like to draw fanart and non-fanart... I'm not super serious or well-practiced, but it's fun. This is zoroark from Pokemon and Demoman from Team Fortress 2 (but others have...
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