Bruce Springsteen: Rock And Roll, Man, It Changed My Life

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As Bruce Springsteen once said, “Rock and Roll, man, it changed my life” (Frankl 22). Well said Mr. Springsteen. Music can indeed change a person’s life. Along his journey, Bruce went from zero to hero. Bruce Springsteen was a very rebellious man and was famous for his Rock and Roll music. Bruce Springsteen went through many hardships when he was a child on through his journey to being a successful Rock and Roll artist. Bruce Fredrick Springsteen was the first of three children born on September 23, 1949. He had two younger sisters,Virginia and Pamela. Bruce’s father, Douglas Springsteen, held a lot of different jobs. Various periods of unemployment caused Bruce and his family to move frequently. “My father worked a lot of jobs…show more content…
He was a singer, songwriter, family man, and is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He won one Academy Award, two Golden Globes, and six Grammys. August 1972, Bruce went to the studio to record his first album (Frankl 55). Bruce’s manager and close friend taught him how to drive a car at 19 years of age(Frankl 36).Bruce was later introduced to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999. Five months after his U.S. tour launched. Bruce’s album Born in the U.S.A. was a blockbuster hit that no one as prepared for. The mass appeal of it was better than his earlier works (“Bruce Springsteen” 4). Springsteen was also asked to write a song for a movie called Philadelphia, which starred Tom Hanks.The song earned him five awards for best song (“Bruce Springsteen” 5). In 2003, he won the Les Paul award at the TEC awards (“Bruce Springsteen” 6).He looked more like a rebel than he really was. Bruce never experimented with any drugs. He only occasionally drank alcohol and always in moderation (Frankl 32). Springsteen became romantically involved with his singer/guitarist Patti Scialfa. He divorced his first wife for Patti and got married. Together they had Evan, Sam, and Jessica (“Bruce Springsteen”
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