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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7. "Pink Cadillac"

During the Born in the U.S.A. tour, Springsteen would typically introduce "Pink Cadillac" with a skit in which he used the voice of a televangelist or used car salesman to call the tune "a song about the conflict between worldly things and spiritual health, between desires of the flesh and spiritual ecstasy." He wasn't entirely kidding: The second verse here is one of the most sexually charged in the entire E Street catalog, containing the immortal lines, "They say Eve tempted Adam with an apple/
But man I ain't going for that/
I know it was her pink Cadillac." A B-side for "Dancing in the Dark." the track eventually became a Top 10 hit when Natalie Cole covered it in 1988, but these days Springsteen rarely plays it live.

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