Although its farewell tour was in 2016, the Rock Bottom Remainders united on Saturday, March 10th at the Tucson Book Festival.
Coverage in the Arizona Daily Star:
They’re not the most musically inclined and you definitely won’t see them on the Billboard Hot 100 any time soon.
They’re the Rock Bottom Remainders — a rock ’n’ roll cover band made up of famous authors.
“One time Bruce Springsteen joined us on stage, and we had only one song left, which was ‘Gloria,’” Dave Barry says. “This is not a difficult song. If you throw a guitar on the ground, it will play ‘Gloria.’ Nevertheless, I had to ask Bruce if he knew it. He said he did, and he performed quite well. After that, his career really took off, although he never gives us credit.”