When Bruce Springsteen started recording a batch of new songs to a four-track tape machine in his New Jersey bedroom in January 1982, he wasn’t planning to release an album. The acoustic demos were to be used as guidelines for the E Street Band, who would bring their epic heft to the two dozen or so songs Springsteen had recently written. But something happened along the way to Springsteen’s sixth album: The more he listened to the bare, stark songs on the cassette he carried around, the more he thought this was how they were supposed to sound.
A number of familiar faces will be returning to New York City this November for the seventh annual 'Stand Up for Heroes' benefit concert. Bruce Springsteen, Roger Waters and 'Daily Show' host Jon Stewart are among a list of initially confirmed performers. Jerry Seinfeld will also perform, with more expected to be named later.
Bruce Springsteen's 'American Skin (41 Shots)' has sparked dialogue and inspired debate for more than a decade, and his latest live performance of the song seems certain to add a few more impassioned voices to the fray.
In addition to barbecues, vacations and oppressive humidity, July always brings with it a spell of best-of-the-year-so-far lists. The newest one of interest to classic rock fans reveals that Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen and the Rolling Stones have taken win, place and show in the list of the Top Grossing Concert Acts for the first half of 2013.
After two acclaimed but commercially under-appreciated albums, Bruce Springsteen finally got the mainstream success he wanted with 1975's 'Born to Run.' However, he learned about the darker side of his dreams when it came time to record the follow-up, 'Darkness on the Edge of Town,' which was released on June 2, 1978.
The Long Branch, N.J. house where Bruce Springsteen wrote his 1975 breakthrough album 'Born to Run' is on the market. The asking price for the two-bedroom house, which went on the market last week, is $349,900.
Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney are each nominated for multiple 2013 Grammy Awards, and could put further strain on their already crowded trophy cases when the show airs tonight (Feb. 10) live on CBS at 8 pm ET/PT.
It's hard to find anyone better than New Jersey's home state hero Bruce Springsteen when it comes to opening a benefit show for victims of the East Coast's Hurricane Sandy. As expected, the inspirational rocker kicked off the '12-12-12' benefit on a high note, and he welcomed a fellow New Jersey favorite in Jon Bon Jovi to raise the excitement level even higher. Springsteen and a Roger Waters-Eddie Vedder collaboration were among the early highlights of the '12-12-12' benefit.
On this day in 1984 the album 'Born In The U.S.A.', by Bruce Springsteen, featuring the title track, 'Glory Days', 'Dancing In The Dark', 'I'm On Fire' and 'Cover Me', was first certified Gold and Platinum.
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