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Bruce Stopped the Rain

3 Aug

Early on during his show Saturday night at Gillette Stadium, Bruce Springsteen played a special request for “the coach,” who apparently was in the crowd: Credence Clearwater Revival’s “Who’ll Stop the Rain.”

Well, for a while on Saturday, I was wondering the same thing.

And silly me, because it became a non-issue.

Like the Boss himself sang later in the show, “Don’t worry Darlin’, now baby don’t you fret.” Although it rained pretty hard at times during the afternoon and there was a heavy downpour again around 8:15, by the time Bruce and the E Street Band took the stage around 9:30, the sky was clear and there were stars out.

It was perfect.

So Bill Belichick, I think you have your answer: Bruce stopped the rain. Continue reading