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Bruce Springsteen is heading to Broadway, with music and memories

That’s right: the Boss is heading to Broadway. Bruce Springsteen has announced an eight-week run at the Walter Kerr Theater on Broadway, which seats just under 1,000. The show, titled Springsteen on Broadway, begins previews on Oct. 3 and officially opens on Oct. 12, running through Nov. 26. “I chose Broadway for this project because it […]

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“Born in the U.S.A.” 30th anniversary: Talking points

Bruce Springsteen’s album Born in the U.S.A. was released 30 years ago today: June 4, 1984. Here are some facts you can drop when the anniversary comes up around the water cooler. The album is Springsteen’s most successful, selling 15 million copies. That number puts it in the company of the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack, Journey’s greatest hits, […]

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“High Hopes”: How’s the new Bruce Springsteen album?

[Update: Since its official release, High Hopes is no longer streaming at the link below; you can hear it on Spotify and elsewhere.] The fact that Bruce Springsteen’s new album is a polished patchwork of old songs—outtakes, covers, studio recordings of songs that have been performed live, and one reworking of a cut from a studio album (“The […]

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