Terry's Song

Songfacts®:

  • This song is a memorial for Frank "Terry" Magovern, Springsteen's personal assistant for 23 years, who died on July 30, 2007.
  • This is a hidden track on the album Magic.

Comments: 4

  • Christina from Bg, KyMy dad's name is Terry and he passed away two days ago. I'm planning on playing this song at his memorial.
  • Steve from Dungarvan, IrelandJust played this at my 19 yr old brothers burial, died 15th april 2010. he was a biker, a welder, a water skier, a gentle giant, a brother and a friend, kristy, we miss you lots and always will.
  • Gene from San Diego, CaAt my grandfathers funeral, I was supposed to give the eulogy and came up as a blank. While working on it, I heard this song and used practically the third verse. Only three people at the funeral knew where I had gotten this. Great song.
  • Brian from Chalfont, PaThis song is very touching and I hope that when I die someone thinks highly enough of me to play it in memory of me. There is a verse which says "they say you can't take it with you, but I think they're wrong, because when I woke up this morning something big was gone" this line gets me choked up as I remember having this feeling when I lost a close friend, his name was Terry.

    As usual Bruce has connected with me on a personal level.
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