10 Amazing Songs Bruce Springsteen Cut From 'Born in the U.S.A.'

For other artists, these tracks would have beeen career highlights, but for Bruce, they were merely outtakes

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8. "Murder Inc."

Because murder and violence had become a regular part of everyday life, "Murder Inc." was originally going to be the title track of the album that became Born in the U.S.A. Instead, it was released as the first single on Greatest Hits, the shoot for its music video becoming the first time the E Street Band performed together since they were dissolved in 1988. The song would become a regular highlight on their 1999/2000 reunion tour, but one still wonders: If Ronald Reagan had wanted to use it as the theme for his 1984 presidential campaign, would Springsteen have said yes?

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