information, including album and chart position, music trivia, music videos, lyrics. 1 I celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.
That awakening for Springsteen to the beauty of America, and to the promises and improbabilities of the American Dream entered his writing in the late-'70s and early '80s; Bruce himself traces the subject back to Darkness on the Edge of Town. Bruce took the stage in a River- era sky blue shirt at 7:50 and got straight into it with "American Land" No intro, no speeches, just a rumbling haymaker to the jaws of those blinded by bigotry. Quivering me to a new identity, Flames and ether making a rush for my veins, Treacherous tip of me reaching and crowding to help them, My flesh and blood playing out lightning to strike what is hardly different from myself, On all sides prurient provokers. The Vietnam veteran of the "G.I.