The Ties That Bind: Bruce Springsteen's 25 Biggest Heroes

The artists, activists and friends that have shaped Springsteen's world

Charlie Rich
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Charlie Rich

Possessed of a liquid golden voice, Charlie Rich, the "Silver Fox," scored a string of country hits from the late Fifties through the Seventies. In his 2012 South by Southwest keynote, Springsteen identified himself as a Rich fan, and even crooned a few lines from the singer's "Life Has Its Little Ups and Downs." 

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