When in doubt, ask The Boss. The blue-collar poet from Jersey has taught us life lessons for more than three decades, his tales of common man echo in our minds. Young love, small towns, unwanted wars, returning home, prom queens, bad boys and gravel roads—Bruce is the musical authority on the American heart. His recent stumping for Obama seemed most inspired and, perhaps most importantly, he still makes good records. We’d love to see Prince, we’d love to see Neil Young and we’d really love to see Michael Jackson, but to hear Bruce tell us “the highway’s jammed with broken heroes on a last chance power drive,” under the August, Grant Park moonlight, would be sublime.
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