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Bruce Springsteen Is Not God (And Doesn't Want To Be)

Robert Duncan, Creem, January 1976

UNDERSTAND. NEW Jersey has no baseball or football teams and half of it stinks. It used to be that if you were from Jersey and you came over to New York — by that I mean Manhattan, naturally; Queens certainly doesn't count — you didn't admit you were from Jersey. No, if there was one thing we New Yorkers could get together on it was Jersey: not a one of us would've given a second thought to blowing the joint off the face of the universe like the infected pimple that it was...

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