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Bruce Springsteen: Only the strong survive [Columbia]
for his latest albums, Only the strong survive. Bruce Springsteen has covered 15 soul songs, including tracks made famous by the Walker Brothers, transgender pioneer Jackie Sheen, Jimmy Ruffin, and more. “I wanted to make an album where I just sang,” he explained. “My goal is for modern audiences to experience its beauty and joy, just as I have since I first heard it. I hope you love listening to it as much as I loved making it.” Only the strong survive This is Springsteen’s first set of covers since 2006 We Must Conquer: Seeger Sessions Follows his album 2020 message to you.
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