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Bruce Springsteen exhibition at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
From Asbury Park to the Promised Land
by WKSU's MARK URYCKI


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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is holding a Bruce Springsteen festival this weekend. The major exhibition on Springsteen at the Rock Hall has been extended until the end of this year. In fact, it's been growing with new items, like the artist's Kennedy Center honor from December and his first car " a 1957 Chevy Bel Air. WKSU's Mark Urycki took a tour with curator Jim Henke
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With the much-anticipated release of the commemorative box set for Darkness on the Edge of Town slated for this November, Bruce Springsteen's classic record is getting renewed attention in the music world. Fans are surely hungry for all the historic material they can get from the 1978 recording sessions and subsequent tour. For our own preview of what's to come, we contacted Dick Wingate, who was intimately involved in the launch and marketing of the album and tour. He offers an insider's view of what the Darkness era meant to Bruce and the band, while painting an often-humorous behind-the-scenes account of some of the tour's highlights. Enjoy, and be certain to check out the book The Light in Darkness, which one fan said, "… would make a great companion piece to the commemorative Darkness box set…"


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