Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen was born on September 23, 1949. Known to many as “The Boss”, is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who records and tours with the E Street Band. He is widely known for his brand of heartland rock, poetic lyrics, Americana sentiments centered on his native New Jersey and his lengthy and energetic stage performances, with concerts from the 70s to the present decade running up to an uninterrupted 250 minutes in length.
His most successful studio albums, Born in the U.S.A. and Born to Run, 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 more than 120 million worldwide. In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked him as the 23rd Greatest Artist of all time, the 96th Greatest Guitarist of all time on their latest list and the 36th Greatest Singer of all time in 2008.
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