.

Vintage Springsteen Photos and Audio of Bruce Talking Bush and New Bands

October 23, 2007 5:43 PM ET

As you may have noticed by now, Bruce Springsteen adorns the cover of the latest issue of Rolling Stone. In his revealing interview, Springsteen discusses the challenge of balancing music and family, as well as his latest album, Magic. But it's one thing to read the man's words; it's another to hear him talk. We've been teasing you with promises of exclusive audio from his interview with Rolling Stone's Joe Levy for the past week, and finally, we're delivering. But before you click on the clips below, flip through this gallery of vintage Springsteen photographs that track his early days with his first band, the Castiles, his long-haired Seventies phase, and the times he met up with U2 in Europe.

Springsteen talks about adding some rarely played classics to his setlist, and how Magic echoes his earlier albums.

Bruce discusses a few of his new favorite bands, which include Rise Against and Against Me!.

Springsteen talks about what will resonate most about George W. Bush's legacy: how he was able to pack the Supreme Court with conservative judges.

To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here

prev
Music Main Next
Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.

X

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

Song Stories

“Money For Nothing”

Dire Straits | 1984

Mark Knopfler wrote this song with Sting, and it wasn’t without controversy. The Dire Straits frontman's original lyric used the word “faggot” to describe a singer who got their “money for nothing and their chicks for free.” Even though the slur was edited out in many versions, the band, and Knopfler, still took plenty of criticism for the term. “I got an objection from the editor of a gay newspaper in London--he actually said it was below the belt,” Knopfler told Rolling Stone. Still, "Money For Nothing," undoubtedly augmented by its innovative early computer-animated video, stayed at Number One for three weeks.

More Song Stories entries »
 
www.expandtheroom.com