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The River

Features of This Track

mellow rock instrumentation
folk influences
great lyrics
a subtle use of vocal harmony
acoustic rhythm piano
minor key tonality
a good dose of acoustic guitar pickin'
a dynamic male vocalist
a prominent harmonica part
acoustic rhythm guitars

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Best Bruce song ever
The lyrics to this song are so f**king good Bruce is one of the best songwriters ever
Too bad he's not like that anymore. I think he's lost touch with his beginnings. My fav Springsteen tune. I don't who NILADRI KUMAR, TALVIN SINGH are, but they did not write this song.
Remember when the steel mills shut down and Springsteen was playing Pittsburgh and went down the river to homestead pa and made a very generous personal donation to the rainbow kitchen ffoodbank
The River album came out the year I was born. My mother rocked me to sleep to it. I'm pretty sure this music is written on my soul.
Sort of a simple man or workin man's blues type song, good times and freedom are elusive at best and the reality of hard times can make the peaceful river seem like a great escape.
elcue
wow...haunti n g l y sad
this is a great song - he really gets the whole blue collar life experience. this song just reminds so much of the way things were and people i knew in my hometown back in the 70's
the 70's are repeating hold on tight
life experienced ty forgot about this one
btcassidy
A story of shattered dreams....
jessedphilli p s
this is my favorite springsteen song. especially when he goes down to the river, though he knows it's dry. a losing proposition that his obligations require him to try.
Down to the river we'd ride, ai yai yai.......th a t Bruce sure knows how to paint a picture with words.....

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