Bruce Springsteen is one of the all time great rock stars. His song writing ability is matched by timeless lyricism, and a voice so distinctive that he’s probably trademarked it.
Like many Springsteen songs, there’s an autobiographical element, spun out into something more epic.
That classic bass/piano combo drives the solid groove throughout the song. The razor sharp guitar riffs and the Boss’ growl deliver a harder rock sound.
The track came out on Darkness On The Edge Of Town in 1978, one of Springsteen’s most iconic albums.