One evening during the war in Iraq (in March 2003), Bruce Springsteen played a memorable concert in Sydney, Australia. Incredibly, as Springsteen began to belt out the lines, "War, what is it good for?" the power failed, the arena went dark, and the sound was cut in front of 40,000 fans.
[Among the lectures presented at Seattle's Pop Conference 2003? "Bruce's Butt" -- a scholarly examination of Bruce Springsteen's butt, as seen on the cover of Born in the U.S.A..]