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Season 33, Episode 12 Bruce Springsteen: The Seeger Sessions Live at St. Luke's

First Aired: July 12, 2006

At St. Luke's Church in London, Bruce Springsteen and his Seeger Sessions Band perform folk-music classics, mixing rock, blues, country, ragtime and folk to deliver a glorious gumbo of American music. Included: Blind Alfred Reed's “How Can a Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live,” featuring three new verses inspired by events in New Orleans; the antiwar “Mrs. McGrath”; “O Mary Don't You Weep”; “Pay Me My Money Down”; “John Henry”; “Jacob's Ladder”; “My Oklahoma Home”; and “We Shall Overcome.”

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  • Premiered: November 4, 1972
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh… (more)

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