Songs about cars and driving will be the theme of Bruce Springsteen’s 13th DJ show on SiriusXM satellite radio, debuting Oct. 7 at 10 a.m. on the network’s E Street Radio channel (channel 20). The show will be titled “My Kingdom for a Car” and will feature songs by Depeche Mode, Sir Mix-a-Lot, Arcade Fire, Chuck Berry, The Clash, Bob Dylan and others, according to a post on the Sirius XM Blog.
You can read transcripts of what Springsteen has said on the previous 12 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)
SEPT. 2 (Songs about work, in honor of Labor Day)
SEPT. 16 (End of summer)
Also, click here for some of my thoughts on this ambitious series in general.
Springsteen has been doing these shows regularly for more than five 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 for Show No. 13 are scheduled for Oct. 7 at 6 p.m.; Oct. 8 at 6 a.m. and 3 p.m.; Oct. 9 at 10 a.m., 4 p.m. and midnight; Oct. 10 at 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.; Oct. 11 at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Oct. 12 at 7 a.m., 4 p.m. and midnight; and Oct. 13 at 8 a.m.
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