Today (September 23), Artists and celebrities around the globe celebrated the 72nd birthday of the seminal songwriter, Bruce Springsteen. The New Jersey-born rocker, who has influenced everyone from Brandon Flowers of The Killers to former President Barack Obama, was on the minds of many, including writers, media publications, artists, and celebrities.
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Springsteen, of course, rose to fame as a rock ‘n’ roll artist in the ’70s, especially with his record, Bord to Run (1975), and has remained one of its biggest names in music today. Springsteen even co-hosted a podcast, Renegades, with President Obama earlier this year.
Here are some of our favorite Birthday wishes for the Boss:
Governor Phil Murphy
Julie K. Brown
Stevie Van Zandt
Bruce, for this part, celebrated on Twitter by promoting a new concert film release:
“The Seventies were a golden period in the history of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, and the Legendary 1979 No Nukes Concerts is the greatest document of that era we will ever have.” – Jon Landau Pre-order the film and the live album here.”
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