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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"Lucky Town"

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Lucky Town, 1992

"I wrote and recorded that whole record in three weeks in my house," Springsteen said of Lucky Town. The understated title track was a moving celebration of hard-won romantic salvation, with Springsteen playing every instrument except drums, handled by sturdy session man Gary Mallaber. The calmly rocking tone of "Lucky Town" fit Springsteen's mood. "These are the stories I have to tell," he said. "This is what's important in my life right now."

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