Bruce Springsteen Movies and Career Information
Sep 23, 1949
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949), nicknamed "The Boss", is a North American singer-songwriter who records and tours with the E Street Band. Springsteen is widely known for his brand of Heartland rock infused with pop hooks, poetic lyrics, and Americana sentiments centered on his native New Jersey. Springsteen's recordings have included commercially accessible rock albums and somber folk-oriented works. His most successful studio albums, Born to Run and Born in the U.S.A., showcase a talent for finding grandeur in the struggles of daily American life; he has sold more than 65 million albums in the United States and 120 million worldwide and he has earned numerous awards for his work, including 20 Grammy Awards, two Golden Globes and an Academy Award. Springsteen had been inspired to take up music at the age of seven after seeing Elvis Presley on The Ed Sullivan Show. At 13, he bought his first guitar for $18; later, his mother took out a loan to buy the 16-year-old Springsteen a $60 Kent guitar, as he later memorialized in his song "The Wish". In 1965, he went to the house of Tex and Marion Vinyard, who sponsored young bands in town. They helped him
- Bruce Springsteen Movies before 2012
- Pete Seeger: The Power of Song 2007
- Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band: Live in Barcelona 2003
- Blood Brothers (1973) 1973
- Human Rights Now!