Top 100 Songs
Rock singer/songwriter and guitarist born Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen on 9/23/1949 in Freehold, NJ. Known as “The Boss.” Worked local clubs in New Jersey and Greewich Village in the mid-60’s. Married to model/ actress Julianne Phillips from 1985-1989. Married Patti Scialfa on 6/8/91.
Has recorded and toured solo and with the E Street Band. Current members: Roy Bittan (k: 74-), Jake Clemons (sax: 12-), Nils Lofgren (g: 84-), Patti Scialfa (v/k/g: 84-), Gary Tallent (b: 72-), Steven Van Zandt (g: 75-83,95-), and Max Weinberg (d: 74-). Past members have included Clarence Clemons (sax: 72-11; died in 2011), Danny Federici (k: 72-08; died 2008), Vini Lopez (d: 72-74), and David Sancious (k: 72-74).
“Born to Run” is featured in the DMDB book The Top 100 Songs of the Rock Era, 1954-1999. Two of his albums, Born to Run (1975) and Born in the U.S.A. (1984), are featured in the DMDB book The Top 100 Albums of All Time.
Top 100 Songs Written and/or Performed