Permanent Records is an ongoing closer look at the records that matter most. There’s no question that the most essential music in the Bruce Springsteen catalog includes the albums he recorded with The E Street Band, especially the albums between 1973 and 1984. Show More Summary
Aaron Copland: "Our Town" Bruce Springsteen: "My Hometown" Iris DeMent: "Our Town"
Bruce Springsteen turned 66 years old on Wednesday, taking it real easy with Jackson Browne at Red Bank’s Count Basie Theatre in NJ (seriously, they performed a 12 minute rendition of "Take It Easy"). A lot of things have changed since...Show More Summary
If hearing Ryan Adams transform Taylor Swift's 1989 into a classic rock album reminiscent of The Eagles and Bruce Springsteen wasn't enough, we've got your next T. Swift fix right here: an a cappella medley from married duo Peter and Evynne Hollens. The lovebirds used only their voices and clapping to create their four-minute reinterpretation. Show More Summary
Bruce Springsteen celebrates his birthday today. Unbelievably Springsteen, known universally as “The Boss” is now 66-years-old and last night Bruce celebrated his birthday in style. Springsteen began his birthday celebration a few hours early by watching Jackson Browne at the Count Basie Theatre at Red Bank’s New Jersey. Show More Summary
When Ryan Adams first announced that he would be releasing a cover of Taylor Swift's 1989, he said it would be recorded in the style of Bruce Springsteen and the Smiths. (And if that wasn't enough to pique the interest of apoplectic rockists everywhere, he then used a T-shirt design that... More »
Indie favorite Ryan Adams announced he was going to cover every song from Taylor Swift's hit album 1989. And he did. A lot of people are saying it sounds like Bruce Springsteen? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sndW_dDy-s8&feature=youtu.be Probably...Show More Summary
Ryan Adams covered Taylor Swift’s glorious pop stunner 1989 in a “Bruce Springsteen Nebraska” fashion. That album is now streaming here, and Swift herself is a fan of it — so much so, that she even opted to call in to Beats 1 Radio and discuss it with Adams, Zane Lowe, and La Sera guitarist […]
Randy Brecker turns 70 in November and has just released a new live album—RandyPop! (Piloo). The album features reimagined arrangements of pop songs by James Brown, Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon and Donald Fagen. Joining Randy are Kenny Werner (p, arr),...
From "Employ Older Workers Week" to Bruce Springsteen's 66th birthday, "Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead. Charles Osgood reports
In Hear This, A.V. Club writers sing the praises of songs they know well. This week: Our favorite songs featuring unusual instruments. Bruce Springsteen, “Born To Run” (1975) For years now I’ve counted Bruce Springsteen as one of my favorite songwriters, but that wasn’t always the case. Show More Summary
Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart and John Oliver will perform at Madison Square Garden to raise money for injured veterans.
The song comes from 'Uncovered,' her new covers album.
STOP BEING PETTY, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN. LET REPUBLICANS PLAY YOUR MUSIC — “Liberal rock stars shouldn’t allow politics to polarize our music, too,” says…The New Republic(!) — though note this: No neophyte in the political realm, Springsteen was the first and most famous celebrity scold, rejecting Ronald Reagan and George Will’s extremely tone-deaf attempt to conscript […]
Newly discovered, 15-year-old emails show the New Jersey governor’s undying love for The Boss. We take a look at how he went from diehard fan to Bon Jovi defector.
Another chapter has been written in modern politics’ most one-sided love story: Chris Christie’s unrequited infatuation with Bruce Springsteen. In an interview with Fox News’ Sean Han
President Obama joined Instagram this week, and it turns out the leader of the free world just posts pictures of airplane wings and other boring stuff like everyone else. Chris Christie assured Sean Hannity that Bruce Springsteen never...Show More Summary
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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie really like Bruce Springsteen, and there's a trail of listserv emails to prove it.
Chris Christie has never let his conservative politics interfere with his love of Bruce Springsteen, and a string of messages from a 15-year-old email listserv unearthed by Politico paint a portrait of the Republican presidential hopeful as an ardent, fawning fanboy. Christie wrote the messages between 1999 and 2000 while working as a...