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The Return of the Great White Boss, Bruce Springsteen
18 Jun 2015 // 9:00 PM
The seven albums in this Collection capture the tension inherent to Springsteen's ultimate transformation into a global megastar.
Last of the Rock Stars? An Interview With Elliott Murphy
19 Mar 2015 // 9:20 PM
As Elliot Murphy tells PopMatters, the new reimagining of his 1973 debut Aquashow may be the most profound musical adventure of his 40-plus year career yet.
Bruce Springsteen, 'The Ties That Bind', the Working Class, and Authenticity
3 Feb 2016 // 9:29 PM
As we use the term today, authenticity allows no truth from art, only from artists. It visits art the way one visits a subway station or an airport: to get to somewhere else.
'A Town Called Malice': What's Happened to Working-Class Music?
9 Nov 2015 // 9:30 PM
Is it possible that the very idea of the working class doesn't exist in popular music today -- as if it's been erased?
Bruce Springsteen: The Ties That Bind: The River Collection
7 Dec 2015 // 9:30 PM
The Ties That Bind: The River Collection shows Springsteen and the band writing their second act, the one where they figured out how to grow up without losing touch with the energy and freedom of rock 'n' roll.
Saint the Boss, Intercede for us Sinners...
11 Jan 2015 // 9:05 PM
In attempting to distance Springsteen from his sainted reputation by humanizing him, Ryan White only manages to sanctify him all the more.
The Staves feat. Justin Vernon - "I'm on Fire (Bruce Springsteen cover)" (video)
15 Apr 2015 // 6:30 AM
The lovely vocal harmonies of the English sister trio the Staves give new life to Bruce Springsteen's "I'm on Fire".
Ain't Talking 'Bout Love: Top 10 Definitive Breakup Albums
12 Feb 2014 // 9:14 PM
During a week where you're bombarded with overpriced consumerism disguised as love, here are ten albums that look at love's hangover.
Bruce Springsteen Book Claims ‘Born to Run’ Almost Died
10 Apr 2013 // 6:02 AM
ALLENTOWN, Pa. — On a July evening in 1975, a rising musician who had critics fawning but hadn’t yet captured the fancy of the general public
Bruce Springsteen, Kanye West to appear at New York Sandy benefit
15 Nov 2012 // 11:13 PM
LOS ANGELES — Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will help anchor another all-star benefit to aid in Hurricane Sandy relief efforts, once again joined