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Recorded in 1982 at the Born In The USA sessions, this was remixed by Bob Clearmountain in 1994 and finally released the next year on Greatest Hits.
At one time this was going to be the title track to Springsteen's 1984 album. He decided on Born In The USA instead.
The lyrics are about how murder has been incorporated into society to the point where violence is accepted.
Springsteen performed this in concert years before it was released.
The title was taken from a 1960 movie starring Peter Falk. Springsteen also got the title for his song "Badlands" from a movie.
The video was directed by Jonathan Demme. Springsteen wrote "Streets Of Philadelphia
" for Demme's movie, Philadelphia
, a year earlier.
The E-Street Band performed together for the first time in 7 years at the shoot for this video. They played it 6 times during the shoot at Tramps in New York.
The good doctor shares some candid insights on recording with Phil Spector and The Black Keys.
Julie Gold - "From A Distance"
Julie was a secretary at HBO when she thawed out her childhood piano (literally) and wrote the hit that changed her life.
This all-female group of country rockers were on their way to stardom in the '00s, with a Starbucks deal and major label backing.