At a symposium in New Jersey last weekend, professors and fans, devotees in the cult of Springsteen, explained why the Boss still gives them reason to believe. Is this the birth of a discipline, or a religion?
Like him or not, the Boss is vast - he contains multitudes. And it is this peculiar enormity into which fans, and now scholars, hurl their feverish projections. (Globe Photo Illustration / Greg Klee; Photo: Tony Cenicola / New York Times) Globe Photo Illustration / Greg Klee; Photo: Tony Cenicola / New York Times
A WILD LIGHT is burning in the eyes of LaurieAnn Yeisley-Drogin, and her blonde hair vehemently swings. ''Why does Bruce use the same lines in different songs? Why does he tell the same story over and over again?" Her passion-illumined gaze searches our faces. ''Because there is only one story out there in the world, and it's always the same! ... (Full article: 1644 words)
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