Wednesday, 17 October 2012

EXCLUSIVE - MICHAEL DES BARRES: Charity gig with Springsteen

An incredible night in my life..My rock and roll life. so moving,so rich with lineage and friendship. Springsteen's speech was Kerouac good about his friend of 47 years. The incomparable John the Baptist of Rock, Steve Van Zandt..These precious children who will benefit from this show with a guitar in their hands because these artists showed up for them.Life changing..In the inevitable gift bag at the end of the night,back in the hotel,I pulled out some hand written letters of gratitude from little kids who want to rock....So let's teach our children that Elvis,Chuck and Little Richard still live on, under the boardwalk and on the city streets...Music transcends everything..Passion and a good heart will save our souls. With 3 chords, a few friends and a song or two...

Reviews and pix to follow.I got a standing ovation from the primarily industry crowd..Including Bruce who enthusiastically pumped my hand..

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