Monday, January 5, 2015

Music Monday ~ "Blinded By the Light" (Bruce Springsteen)

On this day in 1973 Bruce Springsteen released his debut album, Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J. "Blinded By the Light" was released as a single but neither the album, nor the song gained much traction.



And then Manfred Mann's Earth Band covered the song and it went to #1 on the charts in 1977.



"Blinded By the Light" was one of my very favorite songs as a teenager. I would sit by the radio with my cassette recorder just waiting for it to come on the radio. I finally managed to record it and believe it or not, I still have that cassette.

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