Springsteen Artifacts: Songbook

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Springsteen's handwritten lyrics to "Born In The U.S.A."

Springsteen Artifacts: Born to Run Lyrics

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Springsteen’s handwritten lyrics to “Born to Run.”

Born to Revise: These handwritten lyrics to "Born to Run" show the song in an early stage, with line like "At night we stalk the jungle in heat with murder in our gears" as well as a doodle of a banana.

Springsteen Artifacts: Castilles

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The Castiles; Springsteen is second from the left.

Springsteen Artifacts: Hospital Gig

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A page from a scrapbook assembled by the Marion Vineyard, the wife of Springsteen's first manager. Bruce is on the far right.

Springsteen Artifacts: Human Touch Jewelry

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The jewelry worn on the back cover of Human Touch.

Springsteen Artifacts: Castilles Scrap Book

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The Castiles; Springsteen is on the far right.

Springsteen Artifacts: Scrapbook

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Another page from Vineyard’s scrapbook, with live shots of the Castiles and handwritten lyrics.

Springsteen Artifacts: Castilles Scrap Book

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Another page from Vineyard's scrapbook, featuring a business card for Bruce's high school band the Castiles and their signatures.

Springsteen Artifacts: Federicci Acordian

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E Street keyboardist keyboardist Danny Federici's accordion, loaned to the Rock Hall by his son, Jason Federici.

Springsteen Artifacts: First Single What You Get

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An acetate of 1966’s “That’s What You Get.”

It's the first single Springsteen's first band, the Castiles, ever released.

Springsteen Artifacts: Guitar

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Bruce’s main acoustic guitar since 1987. The instrument has been used on almost every record since then including Tunnel of Love and The Rising.

Springsteen Artifacts: Keys

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Keys to Success: Bruce has collected many items over the years, including army figurines and penknives. These motel keys are from early-1970s tours.

Springsteen Artifacts: Recorder

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One-Man Band:

In 1982, Springsteen cut his low-fi masterpiece, Nebraska, at home using this four-track recorder. He used the same machine for the "Born in the U.S.A." and "Pink Cadillac" demos.

Springsteen Artifacts: River Shirt

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The outfit worn by Springsteen on the cover of The River.

Springsteen Artifacts: Seeger Guitar

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A guitar used by Springsteen on the 2006 Seeger Sessions tour.
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