Wednesday, July 04, 2007

A Couple of My Favorite Fourth of July Songs

John Doe originally performed this one with his band X. He co-wrote it with Dave Alvin of the Blasters (who joined X for a while in the eighties).

Fourth of July, Asbury Park (Sandy) was from Springsteen's second album, "The Wild, The Innocent and the E-Street Shuffle." It's got one of my favorite-ever lines in a song:
Well the cops finally busted Madame Marie for tellin' fortunes better than they do


lulu said...

Funny, I posted that John Doe video too.

Tenacious S said...

I posted the X version last year and you can get it off of their website, but not on YouTube. Happy Fourth!

Beth said...

You three are so cool! I love, love, LOVE that song.

Skylers Dad said...

My wife is a huge Springsteen fan, if he showed up at the door looking for her, she wouldn't even kiss me goodbye!