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Oops! Bruce Springsteen greets concert crowd with 'Hello Ohio!' ... but he was in Michigan
New York Daily News ^ | November 15, 2009 | Kevin Deutsch

Posted on 11/15/2009 8:13:56 AM PST by ConservativeStatement

Um, you've got the wrong state, Boss.

Legendary rocker Bruce Springsteen made an onstage geography goof Friday when he bellowed "Hello, Ohio!" to adoring fans at the Auburn Hills Palace -- in Michigan.

The "Born in the USA" crooner referred to the neighboring state several times before trusty E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt whispered their actual location into his ear.

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: Michigan; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: brucespringsteen; drugs; drunk; michigan; ohio; rockandroll; rockmusic; springsteen; weed; weededup
Paging Chrissie Hynde.
1 posted on 11/15/2009 8:13:56 AM PST by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

Senior moment.


2 posted on 11/15/2009 8:15:48 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: ConservativeStatement

The number of concerts these people give (performers in general), it’s a wonder they don’t make mistakes like these more often.

I hardly go anywhere anymore, and I still can’t figure out where I am half the time.


3 posted on 11/15/2009 8:17:49 AM PST by Egon (The difference between Theory and Practice: In Theory, there is no difference.)
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To: Dr. Ursus
Well you get what you pay for. Foolish listeners! To Bruce they are all the same. He is just another liberal narcissistic Prick!
4 posted on 11/15/2009 8:19:58 AM PST by classified
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To: Egon
I vaguely recall a recent TV ad with this as the punch line. I forget the product, however. Wasn't it John Kerry who said “Go Buckeyes” during a campaign in Michigan?
5 posted on 11/15/2009 8:20:52 AM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama lies, Freedom dies)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Now I am beginning to have doubts as to whether the “Boss” was actually “Born in the USA”.


6 posted on 11/15/2009 8:21:48 AM PST by bubbacluck
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To: ConservativeStatement

Not a smart mistake with the Ohio-Michigan game coming up.


7 posted on 11/15/2009 8:23:12 AM PST by rintense (You do not advance conservatism by becoming more liberal. ~ rintense, 2006)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Bruce Springsteen is still alive?

Someone should tell him his career died around 1989.


8 posted on 11/15/2009 8:27:15 AM PST by pogo101
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To: ConservativeStatement
Way to Go BOSS!

Keep smokin' that peyote.

9 posted on 11/15/2009 8:27:29 AM PST by jaz.357 ("If the present tries to sit in judgment on the past, it will lose the future." W.Churchill)
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To: Dr. Ursus

Needs to use an all purpose generic greeting like Hello Earthlings!!!


10 posted on 11/15/2009 8:30:03 AM PST by xp38
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To: ConservativeStatement

Stupid dumbass. Springsteen peaked in 1975. He’s a washed up has-been.


11 posted on 11/15/2009 8:31:28 AM PST by Astronaut
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To: pogo101

“Someone should tell him his career died around 1989.”

####

I got ‘79.

Not a big fan of the whole faux “Born in the USA” working man schtick.....


12 posted on 11/15/2009 8:33:53 AM PST by EyeGuy
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To: Egon

LOL. You know what trips me up? Days of the week — except Sunday, of course. Other than that, I have a 1 in 6 chance of guessing right.


13 posted on 11/15/2009 8:35:21 AM PST by kittykat77
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To: ConservativeStatement

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EW-x2kUSX00

Video of one of the times he did it...


14 posted on 11/15/2009 8:39:43 AM PST by My Favorite Headache
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To: My Favorite Headache

First time he did it was in the greeting “Good evening Ohio!.....Detroit...aghhhhhh...oh my god”


15 posted on 11/15/2009 8:41:27 AM PST by My Favorite Headache
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To: ConservativeStatement

He was just speaking Japanese.


16 posted on 11/15/2009 8:42:03 AM PST by ThomasThomas (Sometimes I like nuts. Thats why I am here.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Yeah. But maybe he could see Ohio from his back porch...?
17 posted on 11/15/2009 8:42:23 AM PST by Gritty (You can’t make chicken salad out of chicken shit - President Gerald Ford)
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To: ThomasThomas

Never liked Springstreen!


18 posted on 11/15/2009 8:43:44 AM PST by Never2baCrat
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To: Egon

Years ago when I worked for a well known national touring band I sometimes woke up in my hotel room bed wondering where the heck I was. After about 37 days on the road every town was Cleveland.


19 posted on 11/15/2009 8:45:42 AM PST by mono
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To: ConservativeStatement

I’ve met the guy 3 or 4 times. He ain’t the brightest bulb in the string..........


20 posted on 11/15/2009 8:46:06 AM PST by AlphaOneAlpha
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To: mono

It makes sense. Bands generally see the hotel and the stage. After so long it’s hard to remember one town from the next without looking at your schedule.


21 posted on 11/15/2009 8:48:13 AM PST by HungarianGypsy
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To: AlphaOneAlpha

And he campaigned for kerry (who was in vietnam).


22 posted on 11/15/2009 8:49:47 AM PST by bicyclerepair (Thank You Mr. Thompson, I'm Series.)
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To: Astronaut

Springsteen...washed up has been..

His income tax preparers will beg to differ.


23 posted on 11/15/2009 8:50:28 AM PST by mono
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To: classified

“He is just another liberal narcissistic Prick!”

Don’t hold back, tell us how you really feel. LOL


24 posted on 11/15/2009 8:50:45 AM PST by tuffydoodle (Shut up voices, or I'll poke you with a Q-Tip again.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

That will turn off a few Wolverines fans fer sure!


25 posted on 11/15/2009 8:51:14 AM PST by tflabo
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To: ConservativeStatement

I wonder if he’s played concerts in all 57 states .


26 posted on 11/15/2009 9:20:52 AM PST by lionheart 247365 (-:{ GLEN BECK is 0bama's TRANSPARENCY CZAR }:-)
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To: ConservativeStatement

That is nothing that POS Sting said Obama was a gift from God.


27 posted on 11/15/2009 9:21:24 AM PST by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: ConservativeStatement

"Hello, Cleveland!!!"

28 posted on 11/15/2009 9:26:21 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I hope he doesn’t make this same mistake in all 57 states..! You know?


29 posted on 11/15/2009 9:35:09 AM PST by gaijin
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To: ConservativeStatement

Stoned fool


30 posted on 11/15/2009 9:35:58 AM PST by Pajama Blogger (Pajama Power)
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To: Pajama Blogger

Bruce, put down the crack pipe and slowly back away from the stage.


31 posted on 11/15/2009 9:57:08 AM PST by dtrpscout (A bad dog is better than most good people.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

“If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium.”


32 posted on 11/15/2009 10:12:12 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: pogo101
Someone should tell him his career died around 1989.

Bruce Springsteen's 2009 tour has played to sold out arenas and has grossed millions of dollars. Bruce Springsteen's 2008 tour played to sold out arenas and grossed millions of dollars. Bruce Springsteen's 2007 tour played to sold out arenas and grossed millions of dollars. Bruce Springsteen's 2006 tour... Bruce Springsteen's 2005 tour...

He took 2004 off.

Bruce Springsteen's 2003 tour played to sold out arenas and grossed millions of dollars. Bruce Springsteen's 2002 tour played to sold out arenas and grossed millions of dollars.

Yeah, someone needs to tell him his career is dead.

33 posted on 11/15/2009 10:17:04 AM PST by Drew68
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To: tuffydoodle

Thanks, I love to share.....


34 posted on 11/15/2009 11:34:58 AM PST by classified
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To: Drew68

Saw him at MSG last week. The old man still gives a very lively show.


35 posted on 11/15/2009 12:05:02 PM PST by alisasny
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To: Drew68

We’re so glad that you’re a fan and that you’re glad he’s still got hanger-ons, like you. To the great majority of folks who followed him in the 1980s and earlier, his career is dead. We’ll agree to disagree, won’t we? Enjoy your next Boss concert.


36 posted on 11/15/2009 2:25:20 PM PST by pogo101
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To: grellis; AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; ...

Glory days have passed him by.


37 posted on 11/15/2009 3:30:58 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: Springman; sergeantdave; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; ...
If you would like to be added or dropped from the Michigan ping list, please freepmail me.

"Celebrities! Is there anything they don't know?"

--Homer J. Simpson

38 posted on 11/15/2009 3:43:44 PM PST by grellis (I am Jill's overwhelming sense of disgust.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I think it was Southwest Airlines - “Want to get away?”
I bet he did, too. :)


39 posted on 11/15/2009 4:01:50 PM PST by ElayneJ
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To: Astronaut

“Springboard”...Hah! or would that be “Springbored”?


40 posted on 11/16/2009 1:36:41 AM PST by equaviator ("There's a (datum) plane on the horizon coming in...see it?")
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To: Drew68

Such popularity is also an indication that more people than ever have bad taste. Look at Obama. Now, there’s a good example of what I’m talking about...


41 posted on 11/16/2009 1:39:59 AM PST by equaviator ("There's a (datum) plane on the horizon coming in...see it?")
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To: ConservativeStatement; a fool in paradise

Who’s Springstein?!


43 posted on 11/18/2009 8:34:23 AM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: equaviator
Pees in a pod...


45 posted on 11/18/2009 10:14:22 AM PST by a fool in paradise (I refuse to "reduce my carbon footprint" all while Lenin remains in an airconditioned shrine)
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