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Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949), nicknamed "The Boss," is an American singer-songwriter and leader of the E Street Band. He is recognized for his poetic lyrics, his Jersey Shore roots, his distinctive voice, and his lengthy, energetic stage performances.

Springsteen has recorded both rock albums and more somber folk-oriented works. His most successful studio albums, Born to Run (1975) and Born in the U.S.A. (1984), find pleasures in the struggles of daily American life. Read more on Last.fm

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Hard Rock Calling: Bruce Springsteen (and friends) confirmed

February 10th, 2009

the gaslight anthem thrash hits promo shot

As we predicted earlier this week, Bruce “The Boss” Springsteen, has been confirmed as the Day 2 headliner for Hard Rock Calling, the retro-flavoured rock festival that takes over London’s Hyde Park to June 27-28. Backing him up will be bore-rock favourites, Dave Matthews Band, and Springsteen’s biggest fans, The Gaslight Anthem (whom we just interviewed – keep your eyes peeled for the results next week). That’s them up there in the picture.

Of course this got us wondering whether our other prediction from earlier in the week – that AC/DC would be headling the first night – is going to turn out to be bang on the money too. Hard Rock Calling falls the day after the Aussie rock gods’ Wembley Stadium date, and still gives them time to rock up to Glasgow for their Scottish arena date on June 30. Hmmm….

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