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An hour of exceptional music handpicked by the rock superstar

Bruce turns DJ in this new series, recorded at his home in New Jersey where he's currently in lockdown with his wife Patti Scialfa. He plays an hour of his favourite artists.

We've all had to learn new things during the pandemic, and rock superstar Bruce Springsteen is no exception! Locked down at his home in new Jersey, alongside wife Patti Scialfa, he's turned himself into a radio DJ, and the result is this new Radio 2 series.

Broadcasting from his house, each week Bruce will be playing an hour of - as he describes them - "topical tunes for hard times", an eclectic mix of records from his own collection that he loves, and talking about the strange days that we find ourselves in.

Tonight you can hear country music from Rank & File, Roy Acuff and Tammy Wynette, blues from Lightnin' Hopkins, Little Milton & KoKo Taylor, gospel from the Ex Seaman's Institute Choir, and classic soul from Marvin Gaye, & The Impressions, alongside classics from Jackson Browne, John Fogerty & Bruce himself.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Roy Acuff

    Turn Your Radio On

  • The E Street Band

    Wrecking Ball (live)

  • Little Milton

    We're Gonna Make It

  • The Impressions

    Keep On Pushing

  • John Fogerty

    Change in the Weather

  • Koko Taylor

    Wang Dang Doodle

  • Lightnin’ Hopkins

    I Hate I Got Married

  • Tammy Wynette


  • Marvin Gaye

    Sexual Healing

    • The Greatest Love (Various Artists).
    • Telstar.
  • Sam Cooke

    Good Times

  • Johnny Nash

    Guava Jelly

  • Rank and File

    Rank and File

  • Jackson Browne

    Before The Deluge

  • The X Seamans Institute



  • Sat 15 Aug 2020 00:03
  • Sat 12 Dec 2020 00:03