Bruce Springsteen & Bruce Hornsby

Episode 84

In Episode 84, Aaron and Brent bring a long-standing debate into the spotlight by pitting Bruce against Bruce.

With a career that includes a “Best New Artist” Grammy, collaborations with everyone from Ricky Skaggs and The Grateful Dead, and a discography that includes solo albums in addition to his work with The Range and The Noisemakers, Aaron highlights three songs from Bruce Hornsby.

Garnering accolades over his five decade career, including multiple Grammys, an Academy Award, a dedicated fan base and an iconic nickname, Brent looks at three songs from Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Bruce Springsteen.

It’s a special episode where Aaron and Brent both present the case for their favorite Bruce:  Hornsby vs. Springsteen.

This Week’s Playlist

  1. Growin’ Up – Bruce Springsteen – Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J. (1973)
  2. The Wild Frontier – Bruce Hornsby and the Range – The Way It Is (1986)
  3. Tunnel of Love – Bruce Springsteen – Tunnel of Love (1987)
  4. The Road Not Taken – Bruce Hornsby and the Range – Scenes From the Southside (1988)
  5. Blood Brothers – Bruce Springsteen – Greatest Hits (1995)
  6. Fortunate Son – Bruce Hornsby – Spirit Trail (1998)

Show Notes

Band Websites

Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Hornsby

Listen to the Playlist


Videos Mentioned

  • (23:27) Bruce Hornsby Inducts the Grateful Dead into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 1994 – YouTube
  • (24:19) AMBROSIA – How can you love me [Official Music Video] – YouTube
  • (24:36) Sheena Easton – Strut – Official Music Video – YouTube
  • (50:56) Lee Dorsey – Working In The Coal Mine – YouTube
  • (52:28) Bruce Hornsby – The Road Not Taken .. Red Bank, NJ .. November 16 2006 – YouTube
  • (01:05:11) Bruce Springsteen Performance of “My City of Ruins” at Tribute To Heroes – YouTube
  • (01:09:51) Bruce Hornsby – Resting Place – 7/24/1999 – Woodstock 99 West Stage (Official) – YouTube
  • (01:10:41) Roger Waters, Van Morrison, The Band – Comfortably Numb – YouTube
  • (01:21:37) Fortunate Son / Comfortably Numb – YouTube
  • (01:22:36) Mandolin Rain – Bruce Hornsby | Live from Here with Chris Thile – YouTube
  • Bands Mentioned
    • Bruce Springsteen
    • Bruce Hornsby
    • The Range
    • The Noisemakers
    • The E Street Band
    • Steven Van Zandt
    • Dave Matthews Band
    • Roger Waters
    • Pink Floyd
    • Jerry Garcia
    • Grateful Dead
    • Chris Thile
    • Bobby Hornsby
    • John Hornsby
    • Sheena Easton
    • Ambrosia
    • Bon Jovi
    • Beastie Boys
    • Paul Simon
    • Bonnie Raitt
    • Don Henley
    • Huey Lewis and The News
    • Bob Dylan
    • Crosby Stills and Nash
    • Stevie Nicks
    • Squeeze
    • Bon Iver
    • Justin Vernon
    • Ricky Skaggs
    • Marty Robbins
    • Lee Dorsey
    • Van Morrison

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