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Happy 40th Anniversary: Listen to Bruce Springsteen live at the Main Point, February 5th, 1975

Bruce Springsteen sits on the couch backstage at The Main Point | Photo by Phil Ceccola
Bruce Springsteen sits on the couch backstage at The Main Point | Photo by Phil Ceccola

If you’re a Bruce Springsteen fan, particularly if you’re from Philly, you should know that today is the 40th anniversary of one of Bruce Springsteen’s most epic shows ever. On February 5th, 1975, Bruce played the legendary Main Point. It was a benefit for the venue, located in Bryn Mawr, and was tape delayed broadcast on WMMR. Hosted by the legendary DJ Ed Sciaky, Bruce brought his A+ game to the Point that night. Continue reading →

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MusicNotes from the XPN Morning Show: John Fogerty responds to alleged “controversy,” Ryan Adams writes music for new Al Pacino movie, and Patti Smith to perform at the Vatican

Tommaso Boddi/Getty
Tommaso Boddi/Getty

John Fogerty has responded to the “so-called” controversy, created by some over the performance by Bruce Springsteen, Dave Grohl & the Zac Brown Band’s of Fogarty’s CCR classic: “Fortunate Son” at the Concert for Valor on Veterans Day in front of military veterans in Washington. Continue reading →

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XPN Morning Show MusicNotes: #XPNVinylatHeart – “Zoomed-out” classic album covers; Stream TV on the Radio’s new “Seeds” & Bruce Springsteen & Dave Grohl perform controversial cover of “Fortunate Son”

via Stereogum.com
via Stereogum.com

Stereogum is showing that perhaps they’re “Vinyl at Heart” with a montage of what some classic album covers might look like if you zoomed out a little farther!   Check out several below and a bunch more here. Continue reading →