Bruce Springsteen: A working-class hero and plainspoken visionary whose sincere romantic insights into everyday lives have earned comparisons to American literary giants like John Steinbeck and Woody Guthrie. His belief in Rock's mythic past - and its potential - has revitalised pop music and made Springsteen a superstar.
Now, 5 decades after his mother bought him an $18 guitar and he began playing for small audiences at a trailer park on New Jersey's Route 34, Bruce tells his story and explains the factors in his life "full of poetry, danger, and darkness" that have provided inspiration for some of the most acclaimed songs of his extensive career. In intimate conversation Bruce describes his early years growing up in Freehold, New Jersey, recounting the seminal moments that fuelled his relentless drive to become a musician, his years as a bar band king in Asbury Park, the rise of the E Street Band and his eventual ascendancy to the top of Rock's hierarchy.
Winner of the 2018 New York Festival Gold Radio Award for Best Music Special, ThIS frank and revealing documentary GAVE listeners a unique insight in to the life of one of the most admired individuals in the world, providing them with an intimate understanding of the determination and dedication which has made Bruce the most captivating storyteller of his generation as he REVEALED his greatest influences, detailing the people and places that have inspired him.