The Making of a Masterpiece: Springsteen’s ‘Nebraska’ with author Warren Zanes
byRachel Martens and Janette Afsharian
Tune in to our talk with acclaimed author Warren Zanes about his, journey, inspiration, and approach to writing music biographies, including his outstanding new book, ”Deliver Me from Nowhere: The Making of Bruce Springsteen’s Nebraska.”
The album ”Nebraska” was recorded by Springsteen on a simple cassette recorder, with just his guitar and harmonica, in Colts Neck, NJ. It was an industry-shocking release after his four massive studio album successes.
In this conversation, we delve into the journey that led Warren to write this book. We explore Warren’s experiences as a young rock musician in the band The Del Fuegos, his time at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and his transition into an acclaimed author.
His fascinating journey sheds light on his writing approach and storytelling abilities, as well as the profound impact that the album had on Warren and on The Boss himself.
Episode Topics: 🎸 Warren Zanes 🎸Bruce Springsteen 🎸 Nebraska Album 🎸 The Del Fuegos 🎸 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 🎸 The Band Experience 📚 School, Bikes, and Muppets 📺 Upcoming TV Taping