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Souls Of The Departed

by

Bruce Springsteen



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Springsteen was inspired by television images of the Persian Gulf War and the Los Angeles Riots.
This is a commentary on racial and social injustice. Often viewed as a patriotic champion after "Born In The USA," Springsteen has been openly critical of American politics.
Lucky Town and Human Touch were released on the same day, almost 5 years since Springsteen's last album, Tunnel Of Love. Many fans felt he should have released one double-album rather than 2 full price singles.
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Comments (2):

Kyle that live version that you are talking about is on you tube it is very powerful..
- Jim, Long Beach, CA
A live version from a bootleg I got of a show in Hartford on September 18th, 2003, features this as the opener, very chillen version, just by the tone of Bruce's voice.
- Kyle, Belleville, Canada
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