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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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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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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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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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Bruce Springsteen Plots Acting Debut on 'Lilyhammer'

September 6, 2014

While many musicians have caught the acting bug, Bruce Springsteen has been immune. Springsteen made notable contributions to a handful of film soundtracks like "Streets of Philadelphia" and "The Wrestler," but he prefers not to appear in front of...

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Sixties New York Rock Figure Manny Roth Dead at 95

July 31, 2014

Manny Roth, founder of the New York City club Cafe Wha? – where Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Bruce Springsteen and more played in their formative years – has died. He was 95. The Truth Behind Bob Dylan's First Encounter With Cafe Wha? "He was...

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Rolling Stones Light Up Europe in Tour Vid

July 17, 2014

The Rolling Stones just wrapped up their epic "14 on Fire" European tour, which found them traversing 15,000 miles and playing for a combined 782,000 fans over the course of 14 sold out concerts. To thank the hordes that came out, the Stones have...

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See Bruce Springsteen's Short Film for 'Hunter of Invisible Game'

July 9, 2014

Bruce Springsteen plays a post-apocalyptic survivor, haunted by the past, in the short film for his High Hopes track "Hunter of Invisible Game" that debuted Wednesday on his website. After the singer-songwriter looks at photographs of his past, Cormac...

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Springsteen Gets Jeopardy! Category

July 4, 2014

What song did Bruce Springsteen originally intend to give to the Ramones? Which city did the singer send greetings from on his debut album? If you know the answers, you would've done OK on Thursday night's Jeopardy!, which devoted an entire category to...

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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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Flashback: Bruce Springsteen Goes Reggae in 1987

September 16, 2014

In the summer of 1987, Bruce Springsteen was keeping a very low profile. The ridiculous success of Born in the U.S.A. was two years behind him, and the singer knew that topping it would be impossible – so he didn't even try. Instead, he plugged...

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10 Amazing Songs Springsteen Cut From 'Born in the U.S.A.'

August 15, 2014

Earlier this summer, Born in the U.S.A. turned 30. Bruce Springsteen was a superstar prior to making the album, but its release brought him to an entirely new level of pop stardom: All of a sudden, the 34-year-old had singles in heavy rotation on Top...

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Springsteen, Vedder Con Artist Sentenced to Four Years

July 28, 2014

Portland alt-country musician Kasey Anderson has been sentenced to four years in prison for defrauding over 30 investors out of $586,000 by vowing to hold a concert and release a compilation album benefitting the West Memphis Three (who were infamously...

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Kip Moore's Campfire Playlist

July 9, 2014

Brooklyn, Michigan is the spot for three days of country music and camping, as the Faster Horses Festival gallops to town July 18-20. This year's lineup is seemingly plucked straight from the CMA Awards red carpet, as it includes huge stars such as Kip...

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Jackson Browne, Loretta Lynn to Receive Americana Honors

July 8, 2014

Classic rocker Jackson Browne, country legend Loretta Lynn, virtuosic accordionist Flaco Jimenez and genre-defying bluesman Taj Mahal will take home lifetime achievement awards at the Americana Music Honors and Awards ceremony in Nashville this fall. See...

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