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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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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 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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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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Jason Isbell Covers 'Born in the U.S.A.'

July 2, 2014

Three decades after the record's original release, a group of country and country-influenced artists are reimagining Born in the U.S.A., covering its 12 songs with a reduced approach more influenced by that of the acoustic Nebraska, Springsteen's prior...

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The World Cup: Michael Bradley, American Badass

June 13, 2014

The 2014 FIFA World Cup is officially underway, and the home-cooking has already begun, which is great news for Brazil, but doesn't bode particularly well for the other 31 nations competing for the Cup ... including the United States. World Cup...

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Is Ticketmaster's New Resale Program Helping or Hurting Fans?

May 27, 2014

After years of trying to compete with StubHub, eBay and other companies in the multibillion-dollar ticket-scalping market, Ticketmaster has boosted its new TM+ resale program to the point that 90 percent of the company's events are sold in that manner....

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Barry Gibb Covers Springsteen In Boston

May 16, 2014

Barry Gibb kicked off his American tour Thursday night at the Boston Garden, and midway through the show he took a break from the Bee Gees hits to return a favor to Bruce Springsteen, who played "Stayin' Alive" on his recent tour of Australia. "My inspiration,...

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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 Talks Luis Suarez

June 25, 2014

Bruce Springsteen, who has been following the World Cup "a little bit," had some strong words in a recent interview for Uruguayan soccer player Luis Suarez, who bit Italian footballer Giorgio Chiellini at a recent match. "What are the rules about biting...

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Stones Bring Out Springsteen in Lisbon

May 30, 2014

What happens when a vacationing rock legend crosses paths with a band headlining a major music festival? Lisbon, Portugal's Rock in Rio festival found out Thursday night as the Rolling Stones brought out a special guest during their headlining performance:...

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Watch Springsteen's Tribute to Veterans

May 26, 2014

Bruce Springsteen paid tribute to veterans from all wars at a recent concert in Charlotte, North Carolina, by playing the High Hopes track "The Wall." Calling the track "a short prayer for my country," he explained that it had been inspired by the memory...

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