Vocalist, Guitarist, Songwriter
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter. He is best known for his work with the E Street Band. Nicknamed "The Boss", Springsteen is widely known for his brand of poetic lyrics, Americana working class, sometimes political...Wikipedia
Born: 23rd September, 1949, Long Branch, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5' 10" (178 cm)
Claim to Fame: The Boss
One of his most famous songs, "Thunder Road", was inspired by the Robert Mitchum movie of the same name, Thunder Road (1958). Cappy Van Dien has the same birthday as Springsteen and is named after his great-grandfather Robert Mitchum and his father Casper Van Dien - Casper Robert Mitchum Van Dien.
He was voted the 23rd Greatest Rock `n` Roll Artist of all time by Rolling Stone.
METALLICA, DAVE GROHL To Perform At 'The Concert For Valor'
October 2, 2014
HBO and Starbucks Coffee Company announced today they will host The Concert For Valor, a first-of-its-kind concert to honor the courage and sacrifice of America's veterans and their families on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to be presented live on HBO this Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11 (7:00 p.m. ET/4:00 p.m. PT).
The concert will feature a broad array of talent from the worlds of music and entertainment, including METALLICA, Eminem, Jamie Foxx, Dave Grohl, John... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 2 months ago
When it comes to rock n’ roll, Bruce Springsteen is The Boss. Now he’s trying to dominate in a new field — children’s books.
The rock star has written his first book for kids, according to The New York Times. The picture book, “Outlaw Pete,” is based on one of his songs.
Believe it or not, the book is about a bank-robbing baby, a character first created by Springsteen for the song “Outlaw Pete” from his 2009 album, “Working on a Dream.”
Springsteen wrote the story based on the track's lyrics, and... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 3 months ago
Jon Bon Jovi Is Reportedly Not Buying the Buffalo Bills
by Dave Lifton August 30, 2014 4:44 PM
As NFL teams trim their rosters down to 53 people in preparation for the regular season today (Aug. 30), we learn that Jon Bon Jovi has reportedly been cut from an ownership group looking to buy the Buffalo Bills.
According to the New York Post, the problem stems from the league’s rules that Bon Jovi, as principal owner, would have been responsible for 30 percent of the winning bid. With a net worth believed to be $300 million, a Bon Jovi-fronted group can only go... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 3 months ago
METALLICA, AEROSMITH, AC/DC Make BILLBOARD's List Of Top 25 Live Artists Since 1990
May 28, 2014
METALLICA, AEROSMITH and AC/DC have made Billboard magazine's list of the 25 highest-grossing touring artists from 1990 through 2014.
The music industry publication ranks THE ROLLING STONES, U2, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, MADONNA and BON JOVI as the five acts to have earned over a billion.
Billboard's 25 highest-grossing touring artists from 1990 through 2014:
01. THE ROLLING STONES
03. BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
05. BON JOVI
06. ELTON... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 6 months ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Tramps like us, baby we were born to bid.
A handwritten, working lyric sheet for Bruce Springsteen's 1975 hit "Born to Run" sold for $197,000 on Thursday at Sotheby's.
The document used to be in the collection of Springsteen's former manager, Mike Appel, according to Sotheby's. It did not reveal the identity of either the seller or the buyer, a person bidding by telephone.
Most of the lines in this rough 1974 version, written in Long Branch, N.J., are apparently unpublished and unrecorded, but the manuscript does... Read More
Posted by vlad1369 1 year ago
But then I go through long periods where I don`t listen to things, usually when I`m working. In between the records and in between the writing I suck up books and music and movies and anything I can find.
If they had told me I was the janitor and would have to mop up and clean the toilets after the show in order to play, I probably would have done it.
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