Leo, the other Boss – the Guardian 11.12.10

I’m gathering loose bits of journalism that are strewn in other places here on the blog. This is a piece I wrote for the Guardian‘s Family section. They’ve got a feature called Playlist, where you write a short essay on a song that is significant to you for family reasons – nostalgia, lullaby, whatever. Here’s my crashing take on Bruce Springsteen’s “Night” and, in truth, the entire Born to Run album.

Playlist: Leo, the other Boss (scroll down)

“Bruce Springsteen’s monumental album Born to Run is the soundtrack to my son not being born…”

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