100 Greatest Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time

An expert panel of writers and artists pick Springsteen's best songs, from "Rosalita" to "Wrecking Ball"

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"Gypsy Biker"

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Magic, 2007

Although it doesn't get into specifics, this jittery, high-voltage song has often been interpreted as the emotional funeral of a soldier returning from Afghanistan or Iraq. "We kind of live in Orwellian times where what's true can be made to seem a lie, and what's a lie can be made to seem true," he said, introducing the song in New Jersey in 2007 – right in the midst of those two wars.

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