Think you know EVERYTHING there is to know about Bruce Springsteen?
Check out the fun facts below.
1. Senn Penn, director of The Indian Runner, based this movie off of Springsteen’s song ‘Highway Patrolman’.
2. Bruce won an Oscar for the song ‘Streets of Philadelphia’.
3. Bruce is known for showing up at and playing surprise gigs at a New Jersey bar called, The Stone Pony.
4. His parents wish he had considered becoming an author or lawyer as career choices other than rock-n-roll.
5. He made his Demo recordings for CBS records that led to a contract for 20 albums on May 6, 1972.
6. Bruce added a saxophone to his band in 1971.
7. ‘Baby I’ and ‘That’s What You Get’ are the first two songs he ever recorded for a record.
8. Bruce was born in 1949.
9. The Jabongans is the little-known name that belonged to the band way back when.
10. At 18 Bruce received a draft card but was never drafted due to failing his physical.
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will be touring extensively in the US and Europe in 2012, and what an honor it will be to have them kickoff the first leg of the 2012 ‘Wrecking Ball’ World Tour right here in Atlanta at Philips Arena on March 18.
Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Wrecking Ball’ World Tour
On Sale Begins tomorrow, Feb. 4th at 10 AM
Purchase tickets at Ticketmaster, the Philips Arena Box Office, or charge by phone, (800) 745-3000.