“Old Bones” will be the theme of Bruce Springsteen’s 23rd DJ show on SiriusXM satellite radio, debuting June 9 at 10 a.m. on the network’s E Street Radio channel (channel 20). E Street Radio DJ Jim Rotolo said on the air today that the show will feature songs by Bob Dylan, John Mellencamp, Jerry Lee Lewis, Toby Keith and others.
The show will be part of The Boss’ “From My Home to Yours” series, which Springsteen has been doing since April 2020. You can read transcripts of what he has said on the previous 22 shows, and see YouTube videos of all the songs he has played, via these links:
APRIL 8, 2020 (a tribute to the late John Prine and more)
APRIL 24, 2020 (thoughts on life during pandemic, New York songs and more)
MAY 6, 2020 (when the pandemic is over, he promises, “50,000 people will once again scream their heads off somewhere in New Jersey”)
MAY 20, 2020 (a tribute to the late Little Richard and more)
JUNE 3, 2020 (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)
SEPT. 2 (songs about work, in honor of Labor Day)
SEPT. 16 (end of summer)
OCT. 7 (songs about cars)
OCT. 28 (Election Day- and Halloween-oriented songs)
NOV. 25 (Election Day victory, “music about music”)
DEC. 16 (“Hits of the Week”: music that he has been listening to lately)
JAN. 20 (“Lawyers, Guns & Money: An Inaugural Special”)
FEB. 24 (“New Born Soul”: songs of rebirth)
MARCH 10 (“Fans and Bands”: Songs about bands, their muses, and their fans).
MARCH 31 (“Here Comes the Weekend”)
APRIL 28 (“Waiting on a Friend”)
MAY 26 (“Radio Radio”)
The shows have lasted from about 45 minutes to about two hours each, with repeats and on-demand availability following the initial broadcast. “Old Souls” will also be heard June 9 at 6 p.m.; June 10 at 6 a.m. and 3 p.m.; June 11 at 7 a.m. and midnight; June 12 at 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.; June 13 at 7 a.m. and 6 p.m.; and June 14 at7 a.m. and 4 p.m.
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