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Happy 73rd, Bruce Springsteen

Everyone's favorite, right?

Happy Birthday to "The Boss" -- Bruce Springsteen -- who turns 73 today (September 23rd)!!! Rolling Stone co-founder Jann Wenner let it slip that he's been listening to Springsteen's still-unannounced new album. During a recent chat with Billboard, Wenner was asked about the music he listens to and admitted: "I’m kind of stuck with the music I liked when I was young. Give me the (Rolling) Stones. There’s a new Bruce record coming out this fall, which is stunning. I’m listening to that."

There have been recent rumors swirling about what the new Springsteen set would be -- a solo set, or possibly an R&B covers collection -- either with or without the E Street Band. So far, there's been no word from the Springsteen camp on a new release.

It was revealed back in July that Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa are first time grandparents with the recent birth of granddaughter Lily Harper Springsteen. Scialfa posted a shot of the couple's youngest son, 28-year-old New Jersey firefighter Sam Springsteen and his fiance with the caption "Walking the baby" alongside another more traditional shot of the family's newest addition.

Last August, the Springsteen's middle child, daughter Jessica, earned a silver medal in the team jumping final at Equestrian Park at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The couple's eldest child, Evan is a musician as well as working at SiriusXM Radio as a program director and festival producer.

This upcoming November 7th, Bruce Springsteen will once again headline the annual "Stand Up For Heroes" benefit taking place at Manhattan's David Geffen Hall at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band kick off their first post-pandemic tour with a 31-date North American run, which kicks off on February 1st at Tampa's Amalie Arena.

Released on October 20th, 2020 was Springsteen's latest album with the E Street Band, titled Letter To You. The 12-track collection is Springsteen's 20th studio album and went on to peak at Number Two.

Springsteen's previous studio set, Western Stars, was released on June 14th, 2019 and peaked at Number One in the UK and entered the Billboard 200 at Number Two. The collection was his seventh to not feature the E Street Band.

(from pulseofradio.com)


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