Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen

It's hard to think of a more accurate description for Bruce Springsteen than "American recording artist." It's equally hard to think that description begins to cover everything.

Through four decades, Bruce Springsteen has served as a cultural phenomenon (twice, at least), a brittle and dark acoustic storyteller, a folk revivalist, a new Dylan, a working-class hero, "rock 'n roll future," a force for political and social change, an eloquent songwriter and unabashed party-rocker (often in the same song), a live performer of legendary energies,... more