Bruce Springsteen’s next DJ show on SiriusXM satellite radio will be themed to Labor Day and dedicated to workers across the country. It will premiere Wed., Sept. 2 at 10 a.m. (Labor Day falls on Mon., Sept. 7.)
According to a post on SiriusXM’s blog, the 11th edition of “From My Home to Yours” will feature songs by Woody Guthrie, Patti Smith, Public Enemy, Rage Against the Machine, Donna Summer, Bob Seger, Roy Orbison and others.
You can read transcripts of what Springsteen has said on the previous 10 shows, and see YouTube videos of all the songs he has played, via these links:
APRIL 8 (a tribute to the late John Prine and more)
APRIL 24 (thoughts on life during pandemic, New York songs and more)
MAY 6 (when the pandemic is over, he promises, “50,000 people will once again scream their heads off somewhere in New Jersey”)
MAY 20 (a tribute to the late Little Richard and more)
JUNE 3 (protest songs and more)
JUNE 17 (a “rock ‘n’ roll requiem” for those who have died from coronavirus)
JULY 1 (discussion with and songs by Southside Johnny and Steven Van Zandt)
JULY 15 (summertime songs and memories)
JULY 29 (discussion with and songs by Patti Scialfa).
AUG. 14 (“In Dreams,” nocturnally themes songs and memories)
Also, click here for some of my thoughts on this ambitious series in general.
Though Springsteen is not officially on a schedule for these shows, and there won’t necessarily be any more after the next one, he has been doing them regularly for more than four months.
The shows have lasted between 70 minutes and two hours each, and are being broadcast on SiriusXM’s E Street Radio channel (channel 20), with repeats and on-demand availability following the initial broadcast. Repeats of this show will take place Sept. 2 at 6 p.m.; Sept. 3 at 6 a.m. and 3 p.m.; Sept. 4 at 10 a.m., 4 p.m. and midnight; Sept. 5 at 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.; Sept. 6 at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Sept. 7 at 7 a.m., 4 p.m. and midnight; and Sept. 8 at 8 a.m.
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