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Bruce Springsteen: Talking To The Boss

Adam Sweeting, Vox, September 1992

FOLKLORE TELLS us there was a time, about 25 years ago, when meeting the stars was a simple matter. You just had to hang out at The Marquee, and before long you'd find yourself propping up a bar with Jimi Hendrix, or sharing a spliff with a Beatle. If you were really lucky and you bought them enough drinks (stars never have any money), they'd invite you to pop down to the studios to hear a rough mix of a work in progress – Sergeant Pepper or somesuch – and you might even end up shaking a maracca or sing-ing "ooooh" on the chorus.

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