Sporting Life

More fun to watch talent than predict where it will go

In May 1974, a 24-year-old rocking poet plays at Harvard Square Theater and Jon Landau, then a music critic, famously writes: "I saw rock 'n' roll future and its name is Bruce Springsteen."

Forty-two years later, Springsteen would write in his autobiography, Born To Run, "as helpful and burdensome (in the long run, more helpful I would say) as 'the quote heard round the world' was..."

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