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None But the Brave takes a comprehensive look at the music and career of Bruce Springsteen. Hosted by film producer Hal Schwartz and Backstreets Magazine contributor Flynn McLean.

None But the Brave takes a comprehensive look at the music and career of Bruce Springsteen. Hosted by film producer Hal Schwartz and Backstreets Magazine contributor Flynn McLean.

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United States

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None But the Brave takes a comprehensive look at the music and career of Bruce Springsteen. Hosted by film producer Hal Schwartz and Backstreets Magazine contributor Flynn McLean.

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@nbtbpodcast

Language:

English


Episodes

S03 Episode 07: From The Boondocks - A First Person Account Of No Nukes (with Ken Rosenthal)

1/3/2022
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, co-hosts Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean are joined by Ken Rosenthal to discuss the legendary No Nukes show that occurred on 9/22/79 at Madison Square Garden, the first Springsteen show he ever attended. Ken is a senior writer for The Athletic, the dugout reporter for MLB on FOX, and a MLB Network insider. Prior to the No Nukes discussion, Hal and Flynn give their thoughts on the latest release from the Springsteen archives, the C. W. Post show from...

Duration:00:41:04

S03 Episode 06: The Highway Is Alive Tonight - A Look at Springsteen's The Ghost of Tom Joad LP

12/21/2021
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, hosts Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean take an in-depth look at Bruce Springsteen's 1995 album, The Ghost of Tom Joad. At the start of the show, they also discuss the significant amount of recent Springsteen news, highlighted by the sale of the Springsteen catalog to Sony Music for a reported $550 million and Bruce's recent appearance at the John Henry Benefit in NYC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:22:20

S03 Episode 05: The Legendary No Nukes Release/Bruce At Stand Up For Heroes (with Ken Rosen)

11/29/2021
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, co-hosts Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean discuss the latest release from Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, a film documenting the 1979 No Nukes concerts that took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Hal and Flynn are then joined by Ken Rosen of EStreetShuffle.com to talk about much more recent Springsteen performances in NYC, this year’s Stand Up For Heroes and Robin Hood benefits. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:41:39

S03 Episode 04: The Lost Arguments - A Look At Tracks Disc 2 - Part 2

11/8/2021
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, hosts Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean continue their discussion about the second disc of Bruce Springsteen's Tracks box set. Also in this episode, they discuss the new archive release from the Magic Tour, their reactions to the release of Badlands from the upcoming No Nukes package, and Bruce's appearance on Colbert. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:05

S03 Episode 03: The Lost Arguments - A Look At Tracks Disc 2 - Part 1

10/27/2021
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, hosts Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean discuss the second disc of Bruce Springsteen's Tracks box set, which features potential hit songs that were cut from The River LP. Also in this episode, Hal and Flynn discuss Bruce's new collaborations with John Mellencamp and Dion. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:27

S03 Episode 02: Little Steven’s Unrequited Infatuations - Part 2 (with Stevie Van Zandt)

9/30/2021
In part 2 of the third season premiere of None But The Brave, hosts Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean continue their discussion with Stevie Van Zandt about his new autobiography, Unrequited Infatuations. This episode picks up in 1978 and covers the E Street Band’s work through 1984, Stevie’s decision to leave the band, Sun City, his solo work and finally the E Street Reunion era. Hal and Flynn also discuss the announcement of Bruce Springsteen’s upcoming No Nukes release. Learn more about your...

Duration:00:56:14

S03 Episode 01: Little Steven’s Unrequited Infatuations - Part 1 (with Stevie Van Zandt)

9/23/2021
In the third season premiere of None But The Brave, hosts Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean welcome Stevie Van Zandt to the show to discuss his autobiography, Unrequited Infatuations. The first of two parts, this episode covers his musical influences, the early years of the E Street Band, and goes through 1977, a period of struggle when Springsteen was battling a lawsuit against his first managers. Part 2 will pick up in 1978 and cover the E Street Band’s work through 1984, Stevie’s decision to...

Duration:00:57:15

S02 Bonus Episode 3 - 2021 Broadway/Tower ‘05 Archive

9/8/2021
In this bonus episode of None But The Brave, hosts Flynn McLean and Hal Schwartz discuss the 2021 edition of Springsteen On Broadway and the latest release from the Archive Series, Tower Theater 2005. They also preview the Season 3 premiere of the podcast, which kicks off September 23rd with special guest Little Steven. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:36

S02 Bonus Episode 2 - Fenway Park 2012 Archive Release

8/12/2021
In this special episode of None But The Brave, hosts Flynn McLean and Hal Schwartz discuss the new release from the Springsteen Archive Series, Fenway Park 2012. They also give their thoughts Tom Morello’s cover of Highway To Hell, which features Bruce on lead vocals,. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:18:21

S02 Bonus Episode 1 - Giants Stadium ‘85 Archive Release

7/26/2021
In this special episode of None But The Brave, hosts Flynn McLean and Hal Schwartz discuss Giants Stadium ‘85, the amazing new release from the Springsteen Archive Series. They also give their thoughts on the announcement of the upcoming No Nukes film and the latest episode of From My Home To Yours,. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:20:13

S02 Episode 19: Hiding On The Backstreets - Part 2 (with Charles R. Cross, Erik Flannigan, Jonathan Pont, and Chris Phillips)

7/15/2021
In part two of the season two finale of None But The Brave, hosts Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean continue their conversation with Backstreets Magazine’s Charles R. Cross, Erik Flannigan, Jonathan Pont, and Chris Phillips. The discussion includes the story of the first time Bruce Springsteen gave Backstreets an interview, their thoughts on the two most recent Bruce records, the growth of E Street Nation, and what are some of their favorite Archive releases. Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:01:04:16

S02 Episode 18: Hiding On The Backstreets - Part 1 (with Charles R. Cross, Erik Flannigan, Jonathan Pont, and Chris Phillips)

7/6/2021
In part one of the season two finale of None But The Brave, hosts Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean are joined by Backstreets Magazine’s Charles R. Cross, Erik Flannigan, Jonathan Pont, and Chris Phillips for a wide ranging conversation on the creation of the magazine, working with Springsteen and his team, what brings us all to Bruce’s music, and the growth of E Street Nation over the years. Hal and Flynn also discuss the return of Springsteen On Broadway. Part two of the season finale will be...

Duration:01:11:15

S02 Episode 17: Loose Change - A Look At Tracks Disc 4

6/21/2021
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, hosts Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean continue their discussion of Bruce Springsteen’s early 1990’s output with a look at the 4th disc of his outtakes box set, Tracks. They also discuss Bruce’s new archive release from the July 1, 1978 show in Berkeley, CA, his new release with The Killers, and the return of Springsteen On Broadway. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:08:33

S02 Episode 16: Lift Me Up - The Music Of Springsteen In Cinema & TV (with Caroline Madden)

6/1/2021
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, hosts Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean have a wide ranging discussion on the use of Bruce Springsteen’s music in cinema and television with Caroline Madden, author of Springsteen As Soundtrack. They also discuss Bruce’s remarks at the recent virtual event where he was awarded the 2021 Woody Guthrie Prize Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:34

S02 Episode 15: Follow That Dream - Springsteen’s 1981 European Tour (with Dan French)

5/13/2021
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, hosts Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean talk to Dan French, editor and publisher of the Springsteen fanzine Point Blank, about his experiences on Bruce Springsteen’s 1981 European Tour. Hal and Flynn also discuss Bruce’s latest archive release from Boston 1992. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:07:10

S02 Episode 14: Searching For Living Proof - Springsteen’s Lucky Town LP

4/26/2021
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, hosts Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean continue their discussion on Bruce Springsteen’s dual 1992 releases with an in-depth look at Lucky Town. On this record, Bruce explores the major changes going on in his life at the time, which included getting married and having his first child. Both Hal and Flynn feel it’s a work that has been under-appreciated over the years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:06:00

S02 Episode 13: Ain’t Looking For Prayers or Pity - A Look At The Human Touch LP

4/7/2021
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, hosts Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean take an in-depth look at Bruce Springsteen’s Human Touch LP, a record that received a decidedly mixed reaction from fans and critics upon its release in 1992. They also discuss Springsteen’s new archive release from Los Angeles, 1988. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:11:08

S02 Episode 12: The Future Of The Springsteen Archive Series - Part 2

3/17/2021
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, co-hosts Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean continue their discussion on one of their favorite topics, the future of Bruce Springsteen’s Archive Series. This episode covers all tours from 1992/93 to present day. They also discuss the March archive release from Madison Square Garden in 2000. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:15:01

S02 Episode 11: The Future Of The Springsteen Archive Series - Part 1

3/3/2021
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, co-hosts Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean discuss one of their favorite topics, the future of Bruce Springsteen’s Archive Series. This episode covers the pre-Born To Run period through the end of the E Street Band’s classic era in 1988. They also discuss Renegades, Bruce’s new podcast with former President Barack Obama, as well as the latest archive release from Nice 1997. The discussion about the future of the Archive Series will continue in the...

Duration:00:57:59

S02 Episode 10: Sell It And They Will Come - The Springsteen Jeep Ad (with Jack Epsteen)

2/12/2021
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, hosts Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean discuss Bruce Springsteen’s Super Bowl ad for Jeep. They are joined by Jack Epsteen, long time die hard Bruce fan and an ad exec at GSD&M in Austin who has been involved with multiple Super Bowl ads of his own in past years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:31