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The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time 

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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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Born to Run
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Thunder Road is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time
Born to Run
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Born to Run
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Darkness on the Edge of Town
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The River
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Born to Run
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The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle
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Born in the U.S.A.
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Darkness on the Edge of Town
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clash1977 added Darkness on the Edge of Town
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clash1977 added Darkness on the Edge of Town
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Tunnel of Love
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Nebraska
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The River
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Born in the U.S.A.
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Born in the U.S.A.
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The Promised Land is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time
Darkness on the Edge of Town
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clash1977 added Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J.
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The Rising
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Kate Kavanagh added The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle
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clash1977 added Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J.
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Lucky Town