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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 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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Duration:00:28:31

S02 Episode 09: Just Around The Corner To The Light Of Day (with LOD Foundation Executive Director Tony Pallagrosi)

2/1/2021
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, hosts Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean discuss 20 years of Light of Day Foundation concerts, which have included regular Springsteen guest appearances. They also preview the upcoming 21st year virtual festivities, which will take place on Feb. 12-14th. They are joined by LOD Foundation Executive Director Tony Pallagrosi to talk about the LOD concerts as well as his time playing with both Southside Johnny and Bruce. Plus, Flynn and Hal discuss the...

Duration:00:54:00

S02 Episode 08: Our Kingdom Of Days - The Working On A Dream Tour

1/14/2021
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, hosts Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean take an in-depth look at Bruce Springsteen’s 2009 Working On A Dream Tour. It was a tour where Bruce struggled to find focus with his new material before transitioning into full album performances of his classic records in the fall. Hal and Flynn also discuss the latest entry in the archive series from the Wrecking Ball Tour.

Duration:01:16:13

S02 Episode 07: For Auld Lang Syne - The 1980 Nassau Coliseum Stand (with Stan Goldstein and Lowell Kern)

12/29/2020
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, it’s the 40th anniversary of the famous three night stand that Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band played at the Nassau Coliseum in 1980. Co-hosts Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean look back at the stand, which culminated with the classic New Years Eve performance. Joining them to discuss the Nassau shows are special guests Stan Goldstein and Lowell Kern. Hal and Flynn also discuss the Christmas bonus archive release, the November 7, 2009 show from...

Duration:01:12:49

S02 Episode 06: Merry Christmas, Baby - The Asbury Park Holiday Shows

12/15/2020
In the latest episode of None But The Brave, Hal Schwartz and Flynn McLean discuss the very special Christmas shows performed by Bruce Springsteen in Asbury Park’s Convention Hall from 2000-2003. They also talk about Bruce and The E Street Band’s appearance on this week’s Saturday Night Live and the incredible new archive release from 1975.

Duration:01:10:00

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