Bruce Springsteen: Two Hearts, the Story

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Taylor & Francis, Nov 13, 2003 - Music - 688 pages
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Bruce Springsteen: Two Hearts is the definitive biography of one of the most important songwriters and performers of the last three decades. Critic Dave Marsh has traced Springsteen's career from its beginning, and has earned the singers respect through his careful documentation and critical description of his work. This biography brings together for the first time Marsh's two previous biographies, Born To Run (which covered Springsteen's early career through the mid-'70s) and Glory Days (which took him through the mid-'80s). Both were widely praised for their insightful and near definitive coverage of Springsteen's life and music. For this book Marsh has written a new chapter covering major developments in Springsteen's career to today, particularly focusing on his album The Rising and its impact on American culture. Until Springsteen writes his autobiography, this book will stand as the best single introduction to a major force in American culture.

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Review: Bruce Springsteen: Two Hearts, the Story

User Review  - David Burke - Goodreads

Bruce is a God. No doubt. This is actually two books in one. Separately I would give the first book 5 or 6 stars but the second part gets maudlin. Bruce's best work may be behind him but he is still a ... Read full review

Review: Bruce Springsteen: Two Hearts, the Story

User Review  - Tom - Goodreads

Decided to pick this one up since my parents got me the second volume Glory Days: Bruce Springsteen in the 1980s. I figured I should read the first volume while I was at it, and have always liked ... Read full review

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Dave Marsh is one of rock's best-known critics. He was a founding editor of Cream, and worked for Rolling Stone as associate editor from 1975-1990. Marsh is the author of numerous books, including Elvis, Before I Get Old: The Story of the Who, Fortunate Son, The Heart of Rock and Roll,and The New Book of Rock Lists. His articles have been syndicated in over 200 newspapers, and appear regularly in major journals from Playboy to TV Guide. Dave Marsh lives in Norwalk, CT and New York City.

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