Can You Pass the BruceTest™ Vol. 1 – Name That Tune?

by Peter Wendel
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This first BruceTest™ (with more on the way) focuses on identifying songs from Springsteen’s extensive catalog – using a a variety of clues, like isolated instrumental solos and specific lyric references.

Have fun, and maybe even learn something new (heaven forbid) in the process.

Please check back in, early and often, as we will be administering additional volumes of the BruceTest™ as we anxiously await his next tour.


BruceTest™ Vol. 1 – Name That Tune

The first BruceTest™ focuses primarily on identifying songs – from audio containing only a few isolated notes/chords or a solo. Your visual intellect will also be challenged as you are asked to identify specific members of the E Street Band. Good luck, folks!



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Peter Wendel is a journalist and PR consultant. He's attended hundreds of concerts and festivals, including the Peach, Mountain Jam, the All Good and Lockn'. He's ridden legendary Grateful Dead runs from Ventura County Fairgrounds to Irvine Meadows (CA) from the Nassau Coliseum (NY) to the Boston Garden (MA). Peter is a former U.S. Marine who – after running into trouble with every last one of his commanding officers – received an honorable discharge and a direct order never to return. Born in California and raised in New Jersey, Peter lived in Boston and Joshua Tree (CA) before settling in the nation's capital. Find him on tour at