From Ronald Reagan to Donald Trump, there’s a long history of people completely missing the point of the Boss’ 1984 single.
"Its aim is to simultaneously depict and demythologize the Jersey shore and poke major holes in an authenticity it reconceives at a truer level of complexity."
Bruce’s career-making 'Born to Run' is considered a rock’n’roll masterpiece, but Natalie Prass had never heard it. Now she likes it. Kinda?
The singer went off-script at his Broadway show last night, performing "The Ghost of Tom Joad" and denouncing new Republican policies that have split families at the border.
Robert De Niro introduced the singer and yelled "fuck Trump" from the podium, but Springsteen brought the room back to a calm quiet just as fast.
And when one of our own fucks up, it's our job to tell them so.
Watch Lorde perform a rendition of the Springsteen classic.
The Boss also weighed the state of the world and a potential gubernatorial run ("Pssht, nooo") in a new interview with Variety.
It's not a musical, sadly.
You don't always find a band through their classic album. Sometimes you discover them through their dud.