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“blinded by the light” off and on the pop charts (was bruce springsteen ever blinded by the light? – part 3)

UNLESS YOU’RE OLD ENOUGH to have been there THEN (the early months of 1973) but weren’t paying at­ten­tion or you were not a Spring­steen fan (and who was back then out­side of a small circle of friends near As­bury Park?) or not a fan now (and who isn’t?), then you know that Spring­steen’s “Blinded By The Light” single did not make the charts here there and everywhere. [Continue reading]

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cut loose like a deuce another runner in the night (was bruce springsteen ever blinded by the light? – part 2)

HERE ARE THE LYRICS to Bruce Spring­steen’s orig­inal recording of Blinded By The Light as best that I can de­ci­pher them. I used a couple of lyrics sites and then lis­tened to the recording re­peat­edly (and yes it’s “deuce” not “douche”) each time com­paring the words I had typed with the words that I was hearing. [Continue reading]