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2015

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Record Store Day 2015: Foo Fighters, Paul McCartney, U2

March 10, 2015

With Record Store Day a little over a month away, its organizers have released "The List" – a collection of all the rare, curious and limited-edition items that will be available in independent music shops. Foo Fighters, Johnny Cash, Paul McCartney,...

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Bob Dylan Raves About Springsteen, Downplays Haggard Feud

February 13, 2015

Bob Dylan delivered a memorable, riveting 30-minute acceptance speech at last week's all-star MusiCares Person of the Year ceremony, thanking his early supporters and the artists who covered his work and denouncing "detractors" like...

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12 Best Springsteen Albums (Not Made by Bruce)

January 30, 2015

Keyboardist David Sancious was the only member of the E Street Band to ever live on E Street (located in Belmar, New Jersey) – but over the past four decades, E Street has proven to be a state of mind more than a neighborhood. Bruce...

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Roy Bittan Looks Back on 40 Years in the E Street Band

January 22, 2015

On September 19th, 1974 Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band played two shows at the Main Point, a club right outside of Philadelphia. "He loosens up with a new song," Paul Alpaugh wrote in the Villanova University student newspaper The Villanovan,...

Album Review

The Agora, Cleveland 1978

January 13, 2015

Imagine hearing Springsteen go from "Racing in the Street" into "Thunder Road" into "Jungleland" – and then he comes back out for the second half of the show. This epic Cleveland set is from August 9th, 1978, a highlight of the fabled Darkness...

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The 10 Best Moments From Bruce Springsteen's Charity Gig

January 18, 2015

By this point, it's a little absurd to label Bruce Springsteen's set at the annual Light of Day concert a "surprise." He's played the New Jersey charity event, which raises money to fight Parkinson's disease, 10 out of the past 14 years,...

2014

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See Bruce Springsteen, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars Honor Sting

December 31, 2014

Sting waved his fists victoriously in the air and grinned from ear to ear when Bruce Springsteen took the stage to pay tribute to the former Policeman at this year's Kennedy Center Honors, broadcast Tuesday night. The other honorees of the evening...

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Bruce Springsteen Fills Bono's Shoes in Times Square

December 1, 2014

For the thousands of people crammed into the center of Times Square on a rainy Monday evening, it must have seemed like a surreal dream inspired by a night gorging on junk food, Born to Run and The Joshua Tree. U2's the Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry...

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Bruce Springsteen Tribute Concert Headed to PBS

November 26, 2014

Bruce Springsteen was the guest of honor at the 2013 MusiCares Person of the Year benefit, which featured an eclectic mix of artists – including Neil Young, Elton John, Jim James, Mumford & Sons and Mavis Staples – covering classics from...

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A Night of Valor: On the Scene at D.C.'s Veterans Day Show

November 12, 2014

At Tuesday night's Concert for Valor on the Mall in Washington, D.C., Bruce Springsteen played a stripped-down blues version of "Born in the U.S.A." and Metallica rocked out with a stage full of head-banging military service members. The...

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Bruce Springsteen Reveals Favorite Books and Authors

October 31, 2014

Bruce Springsteen's first children's book Outlaw Pete, based on a character introduced in the Working on a Dream song of the same name, is due out November 4th, and the songwriter-turned-author spoke to the New York Times about his own favorite books...

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The 10 Best Bruce Springsteen Deep Cuts

October 1, 2014

Bruce Springsteen recently announced plans to release a box set containing remastered editions of his first seven albums. Some fans were dismayed that they're getting this over a River box set, but most were thrilled to hear that so many of his key...

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100 Best Singles of 1984: Pop's Greatest Year

September 17, 2014

From Prince to Madonna to Michael Jackson to Bruce Springsteen to Cyndi Lauper, 1984 was the year that pop stood tallest. New Wave, R&B, hip-hop, mascara'd hard rock and "Weird Al" Yankovic all crossed paths on the charts while a post-"Billie...

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Bruce Springsteen Releases Legendary 1978 Cleveland Show

December 24, 2014

Just over a month after Bruce Springsteen launched his archival concert project live.brucespringsteen.net, the E Street Band rocker has updated the download service with one of the most in-demand gigs from his legendary Darkness on the Edge...

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U2's New Singers: Bruce Springsteen, Chris Martin

December 1, 2014

All four members of U2 were originally scheduled to perform at the World AIDS Day (RED) performance Monday night in Times Square. But with lead singer Bono still recovering from serious injuries suffered from a bike accident last month, the...

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Bruce Springsteen Launches Archival Concert Download Service

November 18, 2014

Earlier this year, we asked Bruce Springsteen about the possibility of releasing official concert recordings that have circulated within his fan community for years. "I suppose it would be nice to get some of the classic concerts that have kept people's...

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10 Funniest, Filthiest Moments at 'Stand Up for Heroes'

November 6, 2014

When Brian Williams walked onstage near the end of the annual Stand Up for Heroes charity event at New York's Theater at Madison Square Garden last night, there was every reason to believe he was there to introduce Bruce Springsteen. By that point, every...

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Bruce Springsteen, Eminem Headline HBO Veterans Day Concert

October 2, 2014

This Veterans Day, Bruce Springsteen, Eminem, Rihanna, Dave Grohl, Metallica will be among numerous artists who will head to the National Mall in Washington D.C. on November 11th for "The Concert of Valor," an all-star event that will pay tribute...

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Bruce Springsteen Releasing Remastered LP Box Set

September 24, 2014

Bruce Springsteen’s first seven studio albums are being re-released in a box set entitled Bruce Springsteen: The Album Collection Vol. 1 1973-1984 that will hit stores on November 17th. Each album will come in a recreation of its original packaging...

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Bruce Springsteen to Headline 'Stand Up for Heroes'

September 16, 2014

This year’s Stand Up For Heroes benefit, an evening of music and comedy that raises funds for injured servicemembers and their families, will feature appearances by Bruce Springsteen, Louis C.K., John Oliver, John Mulaney, Brian Williams and...

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