After 18 months, “Springsteen on Broadway” has closed and is available on Netflix. The one-man, two-hour show, with appearances by Patti Scialfa on two songs, who is also his Bruce Springsteen’s wife, is a biography of his music. Springsteen recounts the highlights of his childhood and early adulthood and the effect it had on his music.

I saw “Springsteen on Broadway” a year ago and have seen him and the E Street Band in concert at least eight times since 2009. I liked his music from first hearing “Born to Run” in 1975, bought his five-record album in the 1980s but did not make time to study his songs until much later. In the past 10 years, reading and listening to Springsteen has been one of the pleasures of my semiretirement.

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