A Quintessential Springsteen Guide
The Caldewells Patch - over 5 years
Westfield resident John D. Luerssen grew up listening to the music of Bruce Springsteen, getting his initial introduction on Tremont Avenue courtesy of a friend's older brother.
Today, Luerssen, a PSE&G supervisor in Cranford by day, music critic and author by night, releases the paperback Bruce Springsteen FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Boss, his second foray into the FAQ series.
With a list price of $22.99, the book, at 400 pages, takes readers on the journey of a Jersey boy with a guitar and a dream who rose to stardom, gracing the covers of Time and Newsweek simultaneously, yet never forgot his roots.
Luerseen, who played in a band during his years at Westfield High School, explained that after having written several cover stories for American Songwriter, including an interview with The Killers, he was contacted by Robert Rodriguez, author of the first in the FAQ series, about writing for a book.
"I had written a book about Weezer several years before that ...
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