Taken from the song Dancing in the Dark by New Jersey’s finest Bruce Springsteen, from the iconic Born in the USA album (1984). Who doesn’t love Bruce? My favourite song of his will always be Secret Garden (with a soft spot for Thunder Road too), but had to add this to the set. Especially as it has such agreat sax solo.
There were ghosts in the eyes of all the boys you sent away They haunt this dusty beach road in the skeleton frames of burned-out Chevrolets
Taken from Thunder Road, the opening track of Bruce Springsteen’s breakthrough third album, Born to Run (1975). Although unreleased as a single, it has been regularly performed by ‘The Boss’ on live performances, and is widely considered one of his finest songs.