The album's subsequent tour was one of the most successful tours of 2012 and that Springsteen had ever launched. Clint Black is a country singer and songwriter and Grand Ole Opry inductee whose debut album stayed at No. After Springsteen wrote it, he liked the song so much, he used it for his multi-platinum album of the same name instead.
Nothing will ever take the place of that guy.
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Radio station 88. Father, Douglas "Dutch" Springsteen, died in 1998.
Many of his earlier songs make reference to the New Jersey shore, where he spent his youth. Home News. Toni Braxton has confirmed she and Birdman are engaged. His best known songs chronicle Springsteen's working-class roots in New Jersey. He has a very simple answer to all these very, very complex problems.
In 2014 Springsteen released High Hopes , his eighteenth studio album, which shot to the top of the U. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian award, by President Barack Obama , in a live televised ceremony held in the East Room of the White House, on November 22, 2016, along with twenty other recipients, the the largest, and final Medal of Freedom ceremony of Obama's presidency.
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When he was 13 he bought his first guitar for 18 dollars. Billy Joel presented the honor, which recognized Bruce's critically acclaimed stage hit Springsteen on Broadway.
Biography Newsletter. His father, Douglas Frederick Springsteen, worked as a bus driver, and was of Irish and Dutch ancestry.