Birth Place: Long Branch, New Jersey, U.S.
Years Active: 1972–present
Genres: Rock, Heartland Rock, Folk Rock, Americana
Bruce Springsteen (born Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen, September 23, 1949), nicknamed “The Boss,” is an American singer-songwriter who records and tours with the E Street Band. Springsteen is widely known for his brand of Heartland rock, poetic lyrics and Americana sentiments centered on his native New Jersey. Springsteen's recordings have included commercially accessible rock albums and somber folk-oriented works. He is known for putting on electrifying live performances that routinely last more than three hours. He debuted in 1973 with “Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.,” selling roughly 25,000 copies in the first year of its release. Both “Blinded by the Light” and “Spi...
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