Bruce Springsteen | All You Need to Know About the New Jersey Singer
The Boss has influenced many with his music and will definitely keep doing so.
Born in the USA and Dancing in the Dark singer Bruce Springsteen is truly “The Boss”. The legend has enjoyed an illustrious career and produced big hits. Here’s look into his life and profession.
Bruce Springsteen’s Career
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen was Born in the USA on 23rd September 1949 in Long Branch, New Jersey. The American singer-songwriter had a thing for music since his childhood and The Beatles became his inspiration at the age of 7.
I’m On Fire star bought his first guitar when he was 13 years old and soon started playing for bands and music groups. Some of these bands include the power trio Earth, which earned him the nickname The Boss and the Steel Mill.
Bruce Springsteen was singing solo as well and kept playing at various night clubs. A collaboration on 1975’s Born to Run with manager Jon Landau was his first breakthrough. The album was a critical & commercial success. In 1980, the song ‘Hungry Heart from The River’ became his first top-10 hit.
The traveling coupled with rumors of Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa (current wife) affair led to his divorce with actress Julianne Phillips. Bruce’s 1987 album Tunnel of Love is about the ups and downs in relationships of his life.
Soon after, the Glory Days singer dissolved the E Street band, moved to California, and married Scialfa, who was the band’s backup singer. In 1993 he wrote Streets of Philadelphia song for Tom Hanks movie Philadelphia. Its one of the most famous Bruce Springsteen songs and this song won him an Oscar, a Golden Globe, and several Grammy Award nominations.
On popular demand, Springsteen reformed the E Street band in 1999. The group’s first album, The Rising (2002) was released in the wake of the 911 attacks, after two decades.
This legendary singer-songwriter has been rock’s top acts since the 1970s. Bruce Springsteen’s music has touched many and is likely to do so for generations to come.