"It just didn't sound right to me. ... I think I was home and I took it and threw it in my swimming pool, because I didn't think it sounded right."
-- Bruce Springsteen on his first reaction to "Born to Run."
"What was happening was. . .Bruce was having a panic attack and, back in 1975, neither one of us knew what that was."
--Jon Landau, Springsteen's manager.