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List Rules Vote for your favorite Bruce Springsteen songs from his entire catalog, not just singles and hits.

List of the best Bruce Springsteen songs, ranked by fans like you. For those who grew up in New Jersey, Bruce is nothing short of a god. Springsteen is a top-tier American songwriter who's been winning the hearts of fans and critics alike for decades. He's equally well-known for his marathon live performances and fiery working class anthems. 

This list includes classic singles like "Born In the U.S.A." and "Born to Run," but diehard fans know there are tons of other great Springsteen songs to vote on besides the radio hits. Music videos and audio videos are included next to each song name, so if you haven't heard it you can listen to it right here on this page. Is your favorite Bruce Springsteen songs missing from this poll? Add it so it has a chance to rise to the top. Don't like the order of this list? Then make Bruce proud and stick it to the man by creating your own version and re-ranking it. Simply click the "Rerank List" button and you can put the songs in whatever order you like.
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Thunder Road is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time
Thunder Road Born to Run

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Badlands Darkness on the Edge of Town

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Born to Run Born to Run

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Brilliant Disguise Tunnel of Love

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Human Touch Human Touch

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Hungry Heart The River

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The River The River

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I'm on Fire Born in the U.S.A.

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Jungleland Born to Run

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Better Days Lucky Town

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Born in the U.S.A. Born in the U.S.A.

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Tunnel of Love is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time
Tunnel of Love Tunnel of Love

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Rosalita The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle

The Best U2 Songs of All Time 16 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

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Secret Garden is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time

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Darkness on the Edge of Town Darkness on the Edge of Town

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Downbound Train Born in the U.S.A.

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Glory Days Born in the U.S.A.

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Backstreets Born to Run

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Murder Incorporated is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time

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Wreck on the Highway is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time

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Atlantic City Nebraska

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My Hometown Born in the U.S.A.

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The Ghost of Tom Joad The Ghost of Tom Joad

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Prove It All Night Darkness on the Edge of Town

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This Hard Land is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time

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Racing in the Street Darkness on the Edge of Town

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Blood Brothers is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time

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The Rising The Rising

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I'm Goin' Down Born in the U.S.A.

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No Surrender Born in the U.S.A.

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Growin' Up Greetings From Asbury Park^! N.J.

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The Promised Land is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time
The Promised Land Darkness on the Edge of Town

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American Skin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time

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Blinded by the Light Greetings From Asbury Park^! N.J.

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Out in the Street The River

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She's the One Born to Run

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Spirit in the Night Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J.

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Incident on 57th Street The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle

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Bobby Jean is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time
Bobby Jean Born in the U.S.A.

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The Ties That Bind is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time
The Ties That Bind The River

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You're Missing The Rising

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Something in the Night is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time
Something in the Night Darkness on the Edge of Town

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My City of Ruins The Rising

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Because the Night is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time

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Meeting Across the River is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time

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Independence Day The River

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Lonesome Day The Rising