Compare and contrast:
Telegraph: Hurricane Sandy: Atlantic City becomes Atlantis
Much of Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the US East Coast, was under water on Monday night as America’s storm of the century threatened to come ashore on top of the iconic resort.
The clues were there for us all to hear, if only we’d opened our ears and listened.
Accept no false prophets. The Bruce is out there.
Meanwhile, in related news, there’s a curfew in New Jersey. I wouldn’t be at all surprised if access to E Street is banned.
Can’t hang around. Jen, Bill and I are off to Manchester to see:
Rain and shouts for Devil Woman will most definitely be involved.
Postscript (25-Jun-2012): Contrary to all expectations: a) we did not get drenched; and b) Bruce played the 1978 introduction to Prove It All Night—something Bill has waited 34 years and around 50 Springsteen concerts to hear. He is a very happy bunny.
Be honest, now, we’ve all secretly wondered what would happen if Elvis returned to Earth and gatecrashed a Springsteen gig:
So now we know
… DEVIL WOMAN!!
Next week: Glen Miller v U2.
My mate Bill, the notorious sausage artist, is a huge Bruce Springsteen fan. Springsteen supported Spinal Tap at Glastonbury yesterday, but Bill told me he had no intention of going, because standing around in a muddy field with a bunch of unwashed youths isn’t his idea of a good time.
Yeah right, Bill: not going to see the Boss at Glastonbury, huh? So who was it in the crowd last night waving a sodding huge flag saying “I ♥ SAUSAGE”?
Screen capture not clear enough, you reckon? Well, go and watch this video and fast-forward to 6 minutes and 9 seconds.
You’ve been well and truly sussed, Bill.