Author(s): Ryan White
For over forty years, Bruce Springsteen has stood astride the rock 'n' roll stage like a musical colossus, his 18 studio albums - from the 1973 debut Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J. to 2014's High Hopes - the testament of a life dedicated to music-making and committed songwriting. This book examines every stage of his musical career, discussing influences, lyrics, popularity, politics and all other aspects of Springsteen's music.
Ryan White is a music critic and journalist. A long-time fan of Bruce Springsteen, his first music article was a cover story on the Devils & Dust tour. He appears regularly on radio shows including Live Wire! And Oregon Public Broadcasting's Think Out Loud program speaking about the week's cultural events and has twice been voted one of America's best writers by the Society for Features Journalism. Originally from Michigan, he now lives in Portland, Oregon.