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On June 4, 1984.

Born in the USA

On June 4, 1984, “Columbia” label released “Born in the U.S.A.”, the seventh Bruce Springsteen studio album. It was recorded January 1982 – March 1984, at “The Power Station” and “The Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by Jon Landau, Chuck Plotkin, Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt. With total sale of over 30 million copies worldwide, “Born in the U.S.A.” is Springsteen commercially most successful album and one of the highest-selling albums ever. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 85 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of all Time”. In 2013, “NME” magazine ranked it at number 428 on its list album of the “Greatest Albums of all Time”.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Springsteen– lead vocals, lead guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Roy Bittan– piano, synthesizer, background vocals
  • Clarence Clemons– saxophone, percussion, background vocals
  • Danny Federici– organ, glockenspiel, piano
  • Garry Tallent– bass guitar, background vocals
  • Steven Van Zandt– acoustic guitar, mandolin, harmony vocals
  • Max Weinberg– drums, background vocals
  • Richie “La Bamba” Rosenberg– background vocals
  • Ruth Davis – background vocals

Track listing

All tracks by Bruce Springsteen.

  1. Born in the U.S.A.
  2. Cover Me
  3. Darlington Country
  4. Working on the Highway
  5. Downbound Train
  6. I’m on Fire
  7. No Surrender
  8. Bobby Jean
  9. I’m goin’ Down
  10. Glory Days
  11. Dancing in the Dark
  12. My Hometown

 

A MusiCares Tribute to Bruce Springsteen

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“A MusiCares Tribute to Bruce Springsteen” is a concert video filmed in 2013 at the “MusiCares Person of the Year” ceremony to honor and pay tribute to musician Bruce Springsteen for his artistic achievement in the music industry and dedication to philanthropy. The ceremony was hosted by Jon Stewart and features performances by musicians who have long been fans and admirers of Springsteen’s body of work. Springsteen and the E Street Band concluded the ceremony with their own performance. The video is directed by Leon Knoles.

Track listing:

  1. Adam Raised a Cain – performed by Alabama Shakes
  2. Because the Night – performed by Patti Smith
  3. Atlantic City – performed by Natalie Maines, Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite
  4. American Land – performed by Ken Casey of the Dropkick Murphys
  5. My City of Ruins – performed by Mavis Staples and Zac Brown
  6. I’m on Fire – performed by Mumford and Sons
  7. American Skin (41 Shots) -performed by Jackson Browne and Tom Morello
  8. My Hometown – performed by Emmylou Harris
  9. One Step Up – performed by Kenny Chesney
  10. Streets of Philadelphia – performed by Elton John
  11. Hungry Heart – performed by Juanes
  12. Tougher Than the Rest – performed by Tim McGraw and Faith Hill
  13. The Ghost of Tom Joad – performed by Jim James and Tom Morello
  14. Dancing in the Dark – performed by John Legend
  15. Lonesome Day – performed by Sting
  16. Born in the U.S.A. – performed by Neil Young and Crazy Horse
  17. We Take Care of Our Own – performed by Bruce Springsteen  and the E Street Band
  18. Death to My Hometown – performed by Bruce Springsteen  and the E Street Band
  19. Thunder Road – performed by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
  20. Born to Run – performed by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
  21. Glory Days – performed by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

The set is released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital download through “Columbia” label.