On this day, the Boss was born, and we couldn’t be more grateful. The New Jersey native has been a remarkable presence in the music scene, as a solo artist and then leader of the E Street Band. Bruce Springsteen became an icon in his 50-year (and counting!) career span, gracing us with poetic lyrics and Americana energy. The songs range from heartbreak and loss to true grit and strength. His music can connect with all audiences, as he advocates for integrity and staying true to yourself.
Take a listen to these ten songs below, that make us energized, sad, wholesome or happy. His music is just as significant in modern times as it was in the 1980s.