Jesse James
Posted in Honey on 04.14.06

So the new Bruce Springsteen album, “We Shall Overcome: The Songs of Pete Seeger,” is out next week, filled with traditional folk songs made popular (i guess) by Pete Seeger, although some of them were written and made famous before that by Woody Guthrie. After I got over my initial confusion over the album, I did come to appreciate the very unpretentious renditions of these songs that so many people cover without any self-awareness or trace of fun (although the title track falls on its face in that regard). This track Jesse James is by far the best one the album, and it is a lot of fun – it recalls the bright-eyed whimsy of Dylan and the Band’s Basement Tapes.

Bruce Springsteen – Jesse JamesĀ 


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By Elmer Fudd on 04.17.06 8:01 pm

No it doesn’t.

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