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Today in History: Erie Canal Opens 

I've got a mule and her name is Sal/Fifteen Miles on the Erie Canal/She's a good ol' worker and a good ole' pal/Fifteen Miles on the Erie Canal. -- Bruce Springsteen, "Erie Canal" The Boss certainly popularized our understanding of this significant waterway, where low bridges were common and locks were plenty. Men and mules …

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Today in History: Labor Day 

Influenced by his father who worked as a bus driver and in other vocations, "Factory" by Bruce Springsteen recognizes the common man and shows, along with his other great songs ("Working on the Highway", "Jack of All Trades"), respect for the rights of the working class. It's not surprising that The Boss performs …

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