The BruceTest™ Vol. 7 – Deep Cuts From the ’80s

by Peter Wendel
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The seventh installment of the BruceTest™ collection drills down deep into the 1980’s Springsteen catalog. You will be challenged to look into the recesses of his ’80’s song book, including lesser-known tracks from his stark and somber, all acoustic album, Nebraska, as well as from his “divorce album,” Tunnel Of Love.

The BruceTest™ Vol. 7 – Deep Cuts From The ’80s

The seventh volume of the BruceTest™ dives deep into the artist’s eclectic song book from the 1980s. You will need to be intimately familiar with deep cuts from Springsteen’s four studio albums from the decade – including the double-album, The River (1980); the stark all-acoustic Nebraska (1982); the huge-selling Born In The U.S.A (1984) and Tunnel Of The Love (1987), which largely revolves around Bruce’s failing marriage to his first wife, Julianne Phillips.

Good luck, folks! You may need it because this one is tough!


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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