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Bruce Springsteen: Incident On 57th Street Meaning


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Incident On 57th Street Lyrics

Spanish Johnny drove in from the underworld last night
With bruised arms and broken rhythm and a beat-up old Buick but dressed just like dynamite
He tried sellin' his heart to the hard girls over on Easy Street
But they said, "Johnny, it falls...

  1. anonymous
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    Sep 22nd 2018 report

    Spanish jonnie is a coward. He is insecure about his life he wants love so desperate but dosent want that tipe of love.he would prefer to take the girl to the other side of town may b that nobody would knows him or her.he wants to be a tough guy but yet he is so week . They r both the same man and woman. But the woman is making a living off poor John. Brilliant song with such passion. bruce really understands how the world goes around .I could go on all day about this magnificent songwriter powerful and Erth shaking

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