Editors' Notes Success didn't come easy for Bruce Springsteen, but he wouldn't have wanted it any other way. Incorporating everything from blues and gospel in his quest to find a voice, The Boss toiled away in the mid-Atlantic rock circuit for a decade before finding inspiration in his frustration. The result was Born to Run, a record steeped in Americana that catapulted Springsteen and the E Street Band to superstardom. Born in the U.S.A. cemented him as an icon, and the string of anthems he's released in the three decades since is a testament to the blue-collar work ethic that got him there. He restlessly howls on his most epic tunes, like the 1975 wall-of-sound romance “Born to Run,” with jingling xylophone, banging keys, and wailing sax piled atop pounding backbeats. His most intimate moments are woven into arrangements aching and sparse: “I'm On Fire” is nothing more than ghostly reverb and a hushed, rockabilly pulse; the folky “Atlantic City,” one of his most anguished ballads, is just voice and a strumming acoustic.

SONG
ALBUM
Dancing In the Dark
4:05
 
Born to Run
4:29
 
Hungry Heart
3:19
 
Born in the U.S.A.
4:39
 
Thunder Road
4:49
 
My Hometown
4:37
 
Glory Days
4:18
 
Atlantic City
4:00
 
I'm on Fire
2:39
 
The River
4:59
 
Blinded By the Light
5:03
 
4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)
5:36
 
Brilliant Disguise
4:17
 
Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out
3:11
 
Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)
7:04
 
Jungleland
9:33
 
Darkness on the Edge of Town
4:30
 
The Ghost of Tom Joad
4:26
 
No Surrender
4:02
 
Backstreets
6:31
 
4:32
 
Prove It All Night
4:00
 
Pink Cadillac (Single B-Side - 1984)
3:36
 
Human Touch
6:31
 
3:28
 
The Promised Land
4:29
 
Out In the Street
4:17
 
Spirit in the Night
5:00
 
The Rising
4:50
 
Lucky Town
3:27
 
4:39
 
Racing in the Street
6:56
 
Mary's Place
6:03
 
Growin' Up
3:05
 
Streets of Philadelphia (Single Edit)
3:16
 
Lonesome Day
4:08
 
One Step Up
4:22
 
State Trooper
3:17
 
Secret Garden
4:27
 
Tunnel of Love
5:12
 
I'm Goin' Down
3:31
 
American Skin (41 Shots)
7:23
 
Devils & Dust
4:58
 
Hello Sunshine
3:56
 
We Take Care of Our Own
3:53
 
Working On a Dream
3:30
 
Better Days
4:08
 
Wrecking Ball
5:49
 
Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (Live at C.W. Post College, Greenvale, NY - December 1975)
4:27
 

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