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Blinded By The Light

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First time played on: 05/01/1974

Latest time played on: 11/02/2017

Podcast

Bruce Springsteen Sings the Alphabet

Episode: Blinded By The Light

Source: www.alphabeticalspringsteen.com

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Lyrics

Madman drummers bummers and Indians in the summer with a teenage diplomat
In the dumps with the mumps as the adolescent pumps his way into his hat
With a boulder on my shoulder feelin' kinda older I tripped the merry-go-round
With this very unpleasing sneezing and wheezing the calliope crashed to the ground
Some all-hot half-shot was headin' for the hot spot snappin' his fingers clappin' his hands
And some fleshpot mascot was tied into a lover's knot with a whatnot in her hand
And now young Scott with a slingshot finally found a tender spot and throws his lover in the sand
And some bloodshot forget-me-not whispers daddy's within earshot save the buckshot turn up the band


And she was blinded by the light
Cut loose like a deuce another runner in the night
Blinded by the light
She got down but she never got tight, but she'll make it alright

Some brimstone baritone anti-cyclone rolling stone preacher from the east
He says: "Dethrone the dictaphone, hit it in its funny bone, that's where they expect it least"
And some new-mown chaperone was standin' in the corner all alone watchin' the young girls dance
And some fresh-sown moonstone was messin' with his frozen zone to remind him of the feeling of romance


Yeah he was blinded by the light
Cut loose like a deuce another runner in the night
Blinded by the light
He got down but she never got tight, but he's gonna make it tonight

Some silicone sister with her manager's mister told me I got what it takes
She said I'll turn you on sonny, to something strong if you play that song with the funky break,
And go-cart Mozart was checkin' out the weather chart to see if it was safe to go outside
And little Early-Pearly came in by her curly-wurly and asked me if I needed a ride,

Oh, some hazard from Harvard was skunked on beer playin' backyard bombardier
Yes and Scotland Yard was trying hard, they sent a dude with a calling card,
he said, do what you like, but don't do it here
Well I jumped up, turnedaround, spit in the air, fell on the ground
Asked him which was the way back home
He said take a right at the light, keep goin' straight until night, and then boy, you're on your own

And now in Zanzibar a shootin' star was ridin' in a side car hummin' a lunar tune
Yes, and the avatar said blow the bar but first remove the cookie jar we're gonna teach those boys to laugh too soon


And some kidnapped handicap was complainin' that he caught the clap from some mousetrap he bought last night,

Well I unsnapped his skull cap and between his ears I saw
a gap but figured he'd be all right

He was just blinded by the light
Cut loose like a deuce another runner in the night
Blinded by the light
Mama always told me not to look into the sights of the sun

Oh but mama that's where the fun is
Played in:
05/01/1974Joe\'s Place, Boston, MAUnited States
06/01/1974Joe\'s Place, Boston, MAUnited States
12/01/1974Joint In The Woods, Parsipanny, NJUnited States
25/01/1974Altria Theater, Richmond, VAUnited States
29/01/1974Muther's music Emporium, Nashville, TNUnited States
01/02/1974Allen Theatre, Cleveland, OHUnited States
12/02/1974University of Kentucky, Lexington, KYUnited States
03/03/1974Gaston Hall Georgetown University, Washington, DCUnited States
09/03/1974Liberty Hall, Houston, TXUnited States
15/03/1974Armadillo World Hq, Austin, TXUnited States
06/04/1974Burlington County College, Pemberton, NJUnited States
28/04/1974Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PAUnited States
26/03/1976Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GAUnited States
28/03/1976Duke University, Durham, NCUnited States
07/04/1976Allen Theatre, Cleveland, OHUnited States
09/04/1976Colgate University, Hamilton, NYUnited States
23/03/1993Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank, NJUnited States
26/06/1993Madison Square Garden, New York, NYUnited States
09/12/1995Tower Theatre, Upper Darby, PAUnited States
22/04/1996Royal Albert Hall, LondonGreat Britain
27/04/1996Royal Albert Hall, LondonGreat Britain
29/10/1996Paramount Theatre, Seattle, WAUnited States
24/11/1996Paramount Theatre, Asbury Park, NJUnited States
10/02/1997Capitol Theatre, SydneyAustralia
11/02/1997Capitol Theatre, SydneyAustralia
16/02/1997The Palais, MelbourneAustralia
24/09/1999The Spectrum, Philadelphia, PAUnited States
23/10/1999Staples Center, Los Angeles, CAUnited States
28/10/1999Oakland Arena, Oakland, CAUnited States
15/11/1999Gund Arena, Cleveland, OHUnited States
27/06/2000Madison Square Garden, New York, NYUnited States
18/08/2001Clearwater Music Festival, Asbury Park, NJUnited States
20/02/2003Somerville Theatre, Somerville, MAUnited States
11/03/2003Blue Cross Arena, Rochester, NYUnited States
06/08/2003PNC Park, Pittsburgh, PAUnited States
04/04/2005Two River Theater, Red Bank, NJUnited States
25/06/2005Hovet, StockholmSweden
24/07/2005Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, NCUnited States
13/08/2005Pontiac Theatre at GM Place, VancouverCanada
15/10/2005Dane County Arena @ Alliant Center, Madison, WIUnited States
04/11/2005St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa, FLUnited States
11/11/2005Ted Constant Convocation Center, Norfolk, VAUnited States
07/11/2006Sportpaleis, AntwerpBelgium
09/11/2006National Exhibition Centre Arena, BirminghamGreat Britain
11/11/2006Wembley Arena, LondonGreat Britain
12/11/2006Wembley Arena, LondonGreat Britain
14/11/2006Hallam FM Arena, SheffieldGreat Britain
17/11/2006The Point, DublinIreland
19/11/2006The Point, DublinIreland
21/11/2006Odyssey, BelfastGreat Britain
25/04/2008Philips Arena, Atlanta, GAUnited States
14/06/2008Millennium Stadium, CardiffGreat Britain
29/06/2008Parken, CopenhagenDenmark
31/07/2008Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, NJUnited States
18/05/2009Verizon Center, Washington, DCUnited States
22/11/2009HSBC Arena, Buffalo, NYUnited States
31/07/2012Olympia Stadion, HelsinkiFinland
14/09/2012Nationals Park , Washington, DCUnited States
16/03/2013Brisbane Entertainment Centre, BrisbaneAustralia
08/05/2013HK-areena, TurkuFinland
15/04/2014Nationwide Arena, Columbus, OHUnited States
25/04/2016Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NYUnited States
22/06/2016Parken, CopenhagenDenmark
30/08/2016MetLife Stadium , East Rutherford, NJUnited States
14/09/2016Gillette Stadium, Foxboro, MAUnited States
11/02/2017Hanging Rock, Mount MacedonAustralia

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