Sunday, February 8, 2015


The amazing thing about this 2009 performance is not that Springsteen and the E-Streeters play it well -- listen to their first three albums and you hear an R&B dance band in the best Van Morrison tradition. Plus, any horn section hired to play where the Big Man walks had darn well better know the riffs for "Hold On, I'm Comin'" and "Soul Man."

No, the amazing thing is just how phenomenally good Sam Moore sounds with that much power in that high register at seventy-frickin'-five years old:

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