Archive for September 12th, 2009

Thunder Road

thunder roadThis will be the only time I mention September 11  but I was listening to some music and Thunder Road from Bruce Springsteen came on.  While it’s always been a favorite song of mine, whenever I hear it now I flash back to the weeks and months after 9/11, to a news report covering the life and funeral of one of the victims.  At this particular one they played Thunder Road, the victim’s favorite song.  Since then whenever I hear it, I can’t help but think of that person and his funeral.

While it is basically as anthem of liberation, this acoustic version takes on an elegiac feel.  Just a different sort of liberation…

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