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100 Best Songs of the 2000s

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Bruce Springsteen, 'My City of Ruins'


Bruce Springsteen, 'My City of Ruins'
Roberts/Redferns
91/100

The Boss's 9/11 anthem was actually written in 2000 about the decline of Asbury Park, New Jersey. Built around the chords of Curtis Mayfield's "People Get Ready," it became the climactic prayer of his album The Rising.

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