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Catching Up: Ties That Bind and More

My latest column at PopMatters is up: “Bruce Springsteen, ‘The Ties That Bind,’ the Working Class and Authenticity.” Which pretty much explains what the column is about. Also, I didn’t post my previous column here. That one was part 2 of this series on working class music and focused on John Lennon’s “Working Class Hero.” […]

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Music Criticism News The Blind Engineer

Updates: Ties That Bind, Blind Engineer and More

My new column is up at PopMatters here. “A Town Called Malice” takes a look at the state of working-class music from the US to the UK. As you might guess, it grew out of thinking about The Jam, one of my favs, after watching the recent documentary About the Young Idea. I hope this […]