Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen, nicknamed "The Boss," is an American singer, songwriter, and musician who is a solo artist and is the leader of the E Street Band. Springsteen received critical acclaim for his early 1970s albums and attained worldwide fame upon the release of Born to Run in 1975. During a career that has spanned five decades, Springsteen has become known for his poetic and socially conscious lyrics and for his lengthy, energetic stage performances. He has recorded both rock albums and folk-oriented works, and his lyrics often address the experiences and struggles of working-class Americans.
Highlights of this day in history: Paris liberated during World War II; A first swim across the English Channel; Actor Sean Connery, composer Leonard Bernstein, and musician Elvis Costello born; Bruce.. USATODAY.com - Published
'The Boss' performs songs from his latest album of the same title in the film, with clips from his earlier years and shots of the American West which served as his inspiration. Rough cut (no reporter..
Sarfraz Manzoor fell in love with the music of Bruce Springsteen while growing up in working-class England. His story is the basis for the new movie "Blinded by the Light," which will be in theaters.. CBS News - Published
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Anthony Mason has interviewed a president, business leaders, Oscar-winning actors and some of the biggest names in music from Bruce Springsteen to Lady Gaga. But the new "CBS This Morning" co-host, who.. CBS News - Published
They're some of the most iconic instruments from the rock 'n' roll era, played by some of the most artful and timeless musicians, and now they're being given a stage all their own. Opening this week at.. CBS News - Published