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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

S02 Episode 05: Ghosts Running Through The Night, Part 3 - Dreaming Of A Letter To You Tour

11/25/2020
In the third and final part of None But The Brave’s look at Letter To You, co-hosts Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean engage in a bit of fantasy. What if Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band could kick off the Letter To You Tour? Hal and Flynn each give their set lists for the mythical opening night of the tour. They also discuss Bruce’s performance at the recent Stand Up For Heroes virtual benefit as well as his guest appearance on the latest Bleachers single.

Duration:00:48:00

S02 Episode 04: Ghosts Running Through The Night, Part 2 - Letter To You Film And Promo Tour

11/12/2020
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, co-hosts Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean continue their in-depth look at Bruce Springsteen’s new release, Letter To You. This episode focuses on the Letter To You film and the massive PR tour that Bruce is on to promote the record. They also discuss the latest archive release, which is from the Magic Tour.

Duration:01:04:17

S02 Episode 03: Ghosts Running Through The Night - Springsteen’s Letter To Us

10/27/2020
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, hosts Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean take an in-depth look at Bruce Springsteen’s magnificent new record, Letter To You.

Duration:01:10:13

S02 Episode 02: Gonna Be A Long Walk Home - Springsteen’s Magic LP

10/12/2020
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, hosts Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean take an in-depth look at Bruce Springsteen’s 2007 masterpiece, Magic, which remains as relevant as ever. They also discuss the latest archive release from the Darkness Tour.

Duration:01:07:13

S02 Episode 01: There’ll Never Be Enough Time... (with Joe Grushecky)

9/24/2020
In the season two premiere of None But The Brave, hosts Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean are joined by special guest Joe Grushecky, lead singer and guitarist for Joe Grushecky and The Houserockers, to discuss his band’s latest release, the 40th anniversary edition of his second LP Have A Good Time but...Get Out Alive. The wide ranging conversation also includes the 25th anniversary of American Babylon, which was produced by Bruce Springsteen, and the October Assault Tour as well as 20 years of...

Duration:01:12:56

Season 2 Teaser - Letter To You Single Is Here!

9/14/2020
In a teaser for the upcoming second season of None But The Brave, film producer Hal Schwartz and Backstreets magazine contributor Flynn McLean discuss the big news that Bruce Springsteen is releasing his 20th studio album, Letter To You, on October 23rd and give their reaction to the first single. They also preview the first episode of the season, which will include a conversation with Pittsburgh rocker Joe Grushecky.

Duration:00:15:19

S01 Episode 22: The Stories Behind...Bruce Springsteen: The Stories Behind The Songs (with Brian Hiatt)

8/25/2020
In the season one finale of None But The Brave, hosts Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean are joined by special guest Brian Hiatt, senior writer from Rolling Stone and author of Bruce Springsteen: The Stories Behind The Songs. They discuss the many insights into Springsteen’s recording process that Hiatt gained from talking to Springsteen himself as well as most of the key people involved in Bruce’s sessions over the past 40+ years. Hal and Flynn also discuss Bruce’s involvement at the DNC, the...

Duration:01:24:13

S01 Episode 21: Tramps Like Us - Born To Run at 45

8/11/2020
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, film producer Hal Schwartz and Backstreets magazine contributor Flynn McLean discuss Bruce Springsteen’s classic record Born To Run on the 45th anniversary of its release and what it means to them. They also talk about the 9th episode of Bruce’s radio show, From My Home To Yours, where he was joined by a very special guest, Patti Scialfa.

Duration:01:06:58

S01 Episode 20: Hot Shore Nights (with Stan Goldstein and Deb Rothenberg)

7/28/2020
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, film producer Hal Schwartz and Backstreets magazine contributor Flynn McLean are joined by special guests Stan Goldstein, co-author of Rock & Roll Tour of the Jersey Shore, and photographer Deb Rothenberg, whose photos are featured in her book Bruce Springsteen: In Focus 1980-2012. They discuss wild times with Bruce Springsteen in Asbury Park and points beyond. Bruce made over 100 surprise appearances on the Shore in the 1980’s when he was the...

Duration:01:20:23

S01 Episode 19: The Born In The USA Tour - Part 2: 1985

7/14/2020
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, film producer Hal Schwartz and Backstreets magazine contributor Flynn McLean take a look at the events of 1985, the second year of Bruce Springsteen’s massive Born In The USA Tour and the year Bruce would become a worldwide superstar. Also in this episode, Hal and Flynn discuss the new archive release from The Reunion Tour as well as the latest installment of From My Home To Yours, Bruce’s show on SiriusXM.

Duration:01:18:10

S01 Episode 18: The Born In The USA Tour - Part 1: 1984

6/29/2020
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, film producer Hal Schwartz and Backstreets magazine contributor Flynn McLean take a look at the events of 1984, the first year of Bruce Springsteen’s Born In The USA Tour. By the end of the tour in October, 1985, Springsteen would become a worldwide superstar. Also in this episode, Hal and Flynn discuss the latest installment of From My Home To Yours, Bruce’s show on SiriusXM.

Duration:01:08:10

S01 Episode 17: We’re A Long, Long Way From Home - Devils & Dust at 15

6/15/2020
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, film producer Hal Schwartz and Backstreets magazine contributor Flynn McLean take a close look at Bruce Springsteen’s Devils & Dust LP, which was released 15 years ago. They also discuss Bruce’s latest episode of his show, From His Home To Yours, on E Street Radio and the latest archive release from Stockholm June 25, 2005.

Duration:01:10:12

S01 Episode 16: I’m Your Detail Man - Springsteen in 1994-95

6/1/2020
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, film producer Hal Schwartz and Backstreets magazine contributor Flynn McLean examine the wild array of recording sessions that Bruce Springsteen conducted in 1994-95. During this time, Bruce recorded with the 92-93 band, the E Street Band, and a small combo with which he recorded two different records. He also worked with Joe Grushecky on American Babylon. On stage, he made an series of bi-coastal guest appearances, played several times with the E...

Duration:01:11:11

S01 Episode 15: The Reunion Tour - Part 2: 2000

5/14/2020
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, film producer Hal Schwartz and Backstreets magazine contributor Flynn McLean take an in depth look at the events thar occurred in 2000 during the second year of Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band’s Reunion Tour. Their discussion covers all the shows Bruce played that year with a particular emphasis on the American Skin controversy and the 10 night stand at Madison Square Garden that closed the tour.

Duration:01:22:59

S01 Episode 14: The Reunion Tour - Part 1: 1999

5/4/2020
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, film producer Hal Schwartz and Backstreets magazine contributor Flynn McLean take an in depth look at the events of 1999 when Bruce Springsteen reunited with the E Street Band for their first tour In 11 years. They also discuss Bruce’s amazing new archive release, July 9, 1981 from Brendan Byrne Arena in NJ.

Duration:01:28:43

S01 Episode 13: August 20, 1981 - A Night For The Vietnam Veteran (with Jon Pont)

4/16/2020
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, film producer Hal Schwartz and Backstreets magazine contributor Flynn McLean are joined by special guest Jonathan Pont, the associate editor of Backstreets magazine. They discuss one of the most celebrated Bruce Springsteen concerts of all time, the benefit concert for Vietnam Veterans that took place in Los Angeles on August 20, 1981. Also, Hal and Flynn give their thoughts on the latest Springsteen archive release.

Duration:01:00:03

S01 Episode 12: Come On Up For The Rising

4/2/2020
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, film producer Hal Schwartz and Backstreets magazine contributor Flynn McLean take a track by track look at Bruce Springsteen’s 2002 classic record The Rising, which was heavily influenced by 9/11 and explores rising up in the wake of pain and loss.

Duration:01:07:12

Bonus Episode - Traveling Over Rocky Ground

3/23/2020
In a special edition of None But The Brave, film producer Hal Schwartz and Backstreets magazine contributor Flynn McLean name their 10 song essential Springsteen playlists that they’ll be listening to during the quarantine. We hope everyone is hanging in during these difficult times and staying safe.

Duration:00:23:41

S01 Episode 11: If We Had The Keys To The Springsteen Vault

3/12/2020
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, film producer Hal Schwartz and Backstreets magazine contributor Flynn McLean discuss what they would release if they could gain access to the Springsteen vault. They also discuss the latest release from the Springsteen archives.

Duration:01:02:52

S01 Episode 10: The Tunnel Of Love Express Tour - Part 2: US, Europe, and Human Rights Now

2/20/2020
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, film producer Hal Schwartz and Backstreets magazine contributor Flynn McLean conclude their look at Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band’s 1988 Tour, which included dates first in support of Tunnel of Love and then dates on the Amnesty International Human Rights Now! Tour. They also discuss Little Steven’s comments last week on E Street Radio in regards to a potential 2020 E Street Band tour and the new release from the archives.

Duration:00:59:33