Bruce Springsteen, 'Born To Run,' And The Lawsuit That Almost Ruined His Career
ENTERTAINMENT | May 18, 2023
Springsteen just wanted to play music for the people
What began as a partnership based on getting Springsteen’s voice to the masses ended in bitterness, and a three year wait before The Boss took the world to the Darkness on the Edge of Town. Not as much about money as it was about trust and the ability of an artist to create, Springsteen’s lawsuit against his manager and producer was propped up with bitter feelings that lasted long after the suit was resolved.
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