Little Steven: Soulfire
Holly Gleason, Paste, 22 May 2017
STRIP AWAY THE SOPRANOS, the Underground Garage, the bandana-clad Springsteen sidekick role, the hyper-political Sun City all-star single and what you get is a true believer in the power of rock & roll. Little Steven, the guitar-wielding Jersey kid who played the oldies circuit with the Dovells before running off with the E Street Band, is fluid in the modalities of sweet soul, vintage rhythm & blues, stripped down rock and that sweeping Leiber-Stoller song sense.
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