Thursday June 4, 2020

Revealing the inner workings of the Boss

Bruce Springsteen and the Promise of Rock 'N' Roll by Marc Dolan. WW Norton & Company, €20. Reviewed by John Caddell.

1st September, 2012
Bruce Springsteen during the 1984-85 Born In The USA tour, the most commercially successful period of his career. Photo: Getty

Bruce Springsteen and the Promise of Rock 'N' Roll


Bruce Springsteen is enjoying a second golden age, and on the back of his excellent 17th studio album, Wrecking Ball, and sell-out world tour, comes this new biography by Marc Dolan, a New York University professor and - far more importantly - a rabid Springsteen fan.

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