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The Boss and Me

Monday, July 21, 2008

Sarfraz Manzoor spent his teenage years in constant battle, trying to reconcile being both British and Muslim, trying to fit in at school and at home. But at age 16, his life changed when his friend introduced him to the music of Bruce Springsteen. In the memoir Greetings from Bury Park he tells the immigrants story of a hungry heart.

Our Blog: John Schaefer ponders how music can shape one's view of the world.

Guests:

Sarfraz Manzoor

Comments [2]

Steve from Brooklyn

This guy is great! Ask how much Bruce plays Darkness on the Edge of Town. I've always heard him play in about 5 shows. I believe it to be Bruce's favorite Bruce song and hence my favorite Bruce song. WHat's his favorite Bruce song?

Jul. 21 2008 02:23 PM
Dan from NJ

I'm on my way out to Highway 9. No joke, it's about 10 minutes from my house. The only thing that's going to spring from any cages is toothpaste, yogurt, breakfast cereal, and milk.

Sounds better in the song, doesn't it???

Jul. 21 2008 02:15 PM

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