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Friday, January 26, 2007

Bob Seger on Framingham

(Bob Seger looking for a better place on his recently released Capitol Records album)


Excuse us if we reminisce about the days of old. Bob Seger is back. Eleven years after his last CD, Seger has released a new album, "Face the Promise." His tour comes to the TD Banknorth Garden tomorrow night.

The title song in Seger's new collection takes a little dig at Framingham. While wishing goodbye to all the small towns he no longer cares to be in, Seger mentions Framingham in a class with, among other places, Alabam'.

When asked by the Globe why he singled out the town, Seger appeared to suggest that Framingham was simply blindsided by a runaway rhyme scheme.

He said the mention was "a simple matter of geography; it had to end in 'ham.'"

-- Adam Sell

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