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|HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — It wasn’t just any Tuesday in Connecticut. It was officially “Bruce Springsteen Day.” |
Springsteen and his E Street Band were to open their first tour since 2002 at the Hartford Civic Center tonight.
They’re promoting their new album, “Magic.”
Gov. Jodi Rell issued a proclamation honoring the multiple Grammy winner for his contributions to American music and declared Oct. 2 as “Bruce Springsteen Day in Connecticut.” “Magic” is the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer’s first album with his longtime bandmates since the Sept. 11-inspired “The Rising” in 2002.
Springsteen, 58, released a solo acoustic effort, “Devils & Dust,” in 2005 and the folk-inspired “The Seeger Sessions” last year.
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Published in The Messenger 10.02.03