keep it real

RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Mon Jul 14 16:37:47 UTC 2008

It seems to me that it does not have a lot of semantic content--just means 
something like, "Be genuine" (as opposed to 'contrived').

In a message dated 7/14/08 12:31:44 PM, Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL writes:

> Classification:  UNCLASSIFIED
> Caveats: NONE
> 'Bruuuuce! Bruuuuce!'
> Washington Post, The (DC) - August 13, 1978
> Author: Eve Zibart p. H2
> [article about Bruce Springsteen, quoting him]
> " "I've never understood how some people can just detach themselves from
> the music. If it's not real" - by which he means cathartic - "I think
> that in the long run, it won't hang on. I don't see anything wrong with
> being a 40-year-old rock 'n' roller if you keep it real for yourself." "

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