“Lawyers, Guns & Money: An Inaugural Special” will be the subtitle of Bruce Springsteen’s 17th DJ show on SiriusXM satellite radio, debuting at 10 a.m. Jan. 20 on the network’s E Street Radio channel (channel 20).
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be inaugurated later that day, and Springsteen will participate in a televised and streamed inauguration special that night.
According to a post on the SiriusXM blog, Springsteen will “reflect on the times we’re living in” and play music by Warren Zevon (naturally), Leonard Cohen, Run the Jewels, Link Wray, Jay-Z and others.
The show will be part of The Boss’ “From My Home to Yours” series, which Springsteen has been doing since April. You can read transcripts of what he has said on the previous 16 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)
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)
Also, click here for some of my thoughts on this ambitious series in general.
The shows have lasted between one 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. This show will be repeated Jan. 20 at 6 p.m.; Jan. 21 at 6 a.m. and 3 p.m.; Jan. 22 at 10 a.m., 4 p.m. and midnight; Jan. 23 at 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.; Jan. 24 at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Jan. 25 at 7 a.m., 4 p.m. and midnight; and Jan. 26 at 8 a.m.
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