About Bruce Springsteen

The Boss, as Bruce Springsteen is commonly known, is one of the greatest rockers in history. Born in 1949, he has become well known for his deep lyrics, American rock sound, and his New Jersey roots. He began performing in the 1970s and continues to perform live shows as of 2013. The rocker has earned a huge amount of critical acclaim and won multiple awards for his music. He has recorded a vast number of albums and has sold in excess of 120 million albums around the word. After getting his start playing small shows around the Jersey Shore, in 1972 Springsteen signed a record deal with Columbia. He brought several of his friends into the studio together with him and formed the E Street Band. Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J., his first album, was released in January of 1973. The album established him as a favourite among critics and was followed up with his sophomore release The Wild, The Innocent & the E Street Shuffle in 1973, which contains the track “Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)”. The breakout moment in his career was in 1975 after he performed a five-night stand at the Bottom Line Club in New York City, which was later named one of the 50 Moments that Changed Rock and Roll by Rolling Stone Magazine. His album Born in the U.S.A., which is a favourite of many fans and critics, came out in 1984 and contained seven top 10 hit singles. As of 2013, his most recent release is Wrecking Ball, which came out in 2012 and includes music from a wide range of genres including rock, folk, and gospel.