Bruce Springsteen sets new standard f...

Bruce Springsteen sets new standard for Super Bowl halftime show

There are 10 comments on the Newsday story from Feb 1, 2009, titled Bruce Springsteen sets new standard for Super Bowl halftime show. In it, Newsday reports that:

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band perform at the halftime show during Super Bowl XLIII between the Arizona Cardinals and the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Nicole Humphreys

Wichita Falls, TX

#1 Feb 1, 2009
The show was horrible.
FIRE WALLY

Madison, WI

#2 Feb 1, 2009
The show was unbelievable, you mean to say
ken

AOL

#3 Feb 1, 2009
I thought he and his band were the perfect characters for A Super Bowl Flo-Max commercial.
ken

AOL

#4 Feb 1, 2009
Bruce.... it's over. Time to start walking to the Ocean... it's over.
KirkHere

Long Island City, NY

#5 Feb 1, 2009
Metallica would have been much better choice.

Overrated Springsteen was BORING for anyone under the age of 50. The man can't hold a candle to Neil Diamond or Tom Petty.

Do people really buy this guys recordings?

God Bless American and the National Anthem were beautifully done tonight.
ltbsf

Nyack, NY

#6 Feb 2, 2009
As far as Superbowl performances go, it was the best ever but for a Springsteen performance, it lacked energy.

While I'm happy for all his success, I have mixed feelings about the commercialization of Bruce.
The Boss

London, UK

#7 Feb 8, 2009
Pure Class, full on entertainment, genius!
Bob

Washington, MI

#8 Feb 13, 2009
I think the show was great. Sure he may have sounded like he was short of breath at some time, but the give the guy a break how old is he 50? Anyway I think The Boss is amazing and he should live on!!
soul

Indianapolis, IN

#9 Feb 21, 2009
Well for those who say Bruce Sucks or for him to give it up...He puts on a 3-3 1/2 hour show every concert and nothing but energy....Ohhh and one hell of a guitarist ....Before you speak go check out his early stuff!
MorganP

Gettysburg, PA

#10 Feb 26, 2009
I thought it was a decent performance, but... I mean come on. We haven't had a good half time show in a while. Everything's getting a little too cautious what with the wardrobe malfunction and all.

BTW, nice crotch shot when he slid into the cameraman.

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