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even though i'm not.
meant to be patriotic. Whatever floats your boat though...
It's about being patriotic but discerning about your countries flaws. Sort of unconditional love.
he would chose to repeat "born in the usa" over and over again purely for the irony and satire of it all. There must be some sense of inherent patriotism and dissapointment in it
as patriotism is love without reason.
it was partly written about the effects of the vietnam war on americans and the problems they dealt with when and if they returned from the war....
it's an amazing song. but was used in the wrong way by ronald reagan back in the day as a patriotic song.
See what I did there?
and it's a bit embarrassing, eh. For Boss anthems, Born To Run is ten times better.
more than that thommo!
in the dark!
is an anthem machine. gutted i'm not going at the weekend...
the band the descendents could have been...
and the whole Born To Run album. I'm Goin' Down is my fave track on it.
Please tell me you aren't making the mistake of the millions of absolutely ignorant, idiotic yanks that sing it in their stadiums, without even realising what its about?
And then I think he refused to accept that he could be wrong
They make me proud to be working class and straight.
and The Twang are better.
comparing Guns N Roses and The Twang to Springsteen is like comparing Chocolate to Steak and then asking someone to say which is better. You really are an ignoramus. I weep for the future for this country with youth with this kind of limited intelligence. And the Twang are fucking shit.
It is though, isn't it?
Did it fall off when you did?
And I'm 104 before you start about the yoot again.