The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum presents the first major exhibit examining Bruce Springsteen’s four-decade music career and his ascent from the Jersey shore to worldwide fame. By Jim Vickers
He has always had a way of harnessing hope and despair, promises and memory. His songs are filled with fast cars, stinging love and the vast American landscape.
Whether strumming a lone guitar or backed by the force of the E Street Band at full gallop, Bruce Springsteen’s vision of the country has helped us figure out who we are — so much so that the label of “rock star” seems almost superficial now.
This month, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum examines the music icon’s career with its new exhibit From Asbury Park to the Promised Land: The Life and Music of Bruce Springsteen.