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Racing in the Street: The Bruce Springsteen Reader

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: BIO004000, MUS035000, MUS050000
ISBN: 9781440684197, Related ISBNs: 0142003549, 1440684197, 9780142003541, 9781440684197
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 464,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: For more than three decades, Bruce Springsteen’s ability to express in words and music the deepest hopes, fears, loves, and sorrows of average Americans has made him a hero to his millions of devoted fans. Racing in the Street is the first comprehensive collection of writings about Springsteen, featuring the most insightful, revealing, famous, and infamous articles, interviews, reviews, and other writings. This nostalgic journey through the career of a rock-’n’-roll legend chronicles every album and each stage of Springsteen’s career. It’s all here—Dave Marsh’s Rolling Stone review of Springsteen’s ten sold-out Bottom Line shows in 1975 in New York City, Jay Cocks’s and Maureen Orth’s dueling Time and Newsweek cover stories, George Will’s gross misinterpretation of Springsteen’s message on his Born in the USA tour, and Will Percy’s 1999 interview for Double Take, plus much, much more.
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