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Tuesday was the birthday of one of my idols, Bruce Springsteen. To celebrate, here are five questions, taken directly from his lyrics, that I predict nobody will want to answer! However, you’ve been quite thoughtful and creative in the past when I’ve come up with questions like this, so let’s have at it. For Bruce.
I came up with twelve questions, actually, and chose the five I liked best (either because I thought the questions were better or because I loved the songs), but I’m posting the remainders at the bottom in case anyone wants to swap some out, or wants to answer them all.
- Hey, what else can we do now, except roll down the window and let the wind blow back your hair? (“Thunder Road,” 1975)
- Is a dream a lie if it don’t come true, or is it something worse? (“The River,” 1980)
- So tell me who I see when I look in your eyes: is that you, baby, or just a brilliant disguise? (“Brilliant Disguise,” 1987)
- Do you think what I’m asking’s too much? (“Human Touch,” 1992)
- Why do the things that connect us slowly pull us apart? (“Life Itself,” 2009)
Thanks for participating, and may your weekend be boss!
- Baby, did you make it all right? (“Racing in the Street,” 1978)
- But if dreams came true, oh wouldn’t that be nice? (“Prove it All Night,” 1978)
- Well son, you got a statement you’d like to make before the bailiff comes to forever take you away? (“Johnny 99,” 1982)
- How do you live broken-hearted? (“Mary’s Place,” 2002)
- How do I begin again? (“City of Ruins,” 2002)
- Can you ask for anything more? (“The Wrestler,” 2009)
- Where’s the work that’ll set my hands, my soul free? (“We Take Care of Our Own,” 2012)