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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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152 63
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Born to Run Born to Run

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121 40
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Brilliant Disguise Tunnel of Love

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111 37
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139 60
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97 39
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Human Touch Human Touch

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110 49
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The River The River

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97 45
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Hungry Heart The River

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101 46
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I'm on Fire Born in the U.S.A.

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75 30
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Better Days Lucky Town

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116 66
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Jungleland Born to Run

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102 58
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Born in the U.S.A. Born in the U.S.A.

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38 9
Secret Garden is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time

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90 56
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Rosalita The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle

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30 5
Tunnel of Love is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time
Tunnel of Love Tunnel of Love

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78 45
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Darkness on the Edge of Town Darkness on the Edge of Town

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59 29
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Downbound Train Born in the U.S.A.

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91 57
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Glory Days Born in the U.S.A.

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85 55
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Backstreets Born to Run

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29 7
Murder Incorporated is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time

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26 5
Wreck on the Highway is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time

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83 57
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74 48
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Atlantic City Nebraska

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70 42
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The Ghost of Tom Joad The Ghost of Tom Joad

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26 6
Blood Brothers is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time

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26 6
This Hard Land is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time

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66 45
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My Hometown Born in the U.S.A.

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66 48
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clash1977 added Prove It All Night Darkness on the Edge of Town

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68 49
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clash1977 added Racing in the Street Darkness on the Edge of Town

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72 50
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The Rising The Rising

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68 49
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I'm Goin' Down Born in the U.S.A.

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62 47
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No Surrender Born in the U.S.A.

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18 5
The Promised Land is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time
The Promised Land Darkness on the Edge of Town

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52 39
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clash1977 added Growin' Up Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J.

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16 6
American Skin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time

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36 29
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Blinded by the Light Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J.

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36 30
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Out in the Street The River

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37 32
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clash1977 added Spirit in the Night Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J.

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37 33
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clash1977 added She's the One Born to Run

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10 4
Something in the Night is listed (or ranked) 41 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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33 28
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You're Missing The Rising

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26 23
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My City of Ruins The Rising

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36 35
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Kate Kavanagh added Incident on 57th Street The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle

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13 9
Bobby Jean is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time
Bobby Jean Born in the U.S.A.

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12 8
The Ties That Bind is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time
The Ties That Bind The River

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27 24
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11 8
Because the Night is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time

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9 6
Night is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time
Night Born to Run

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9 6
Adam Raised a Cain is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time
Adam Raised a Cain Darkness on the Edge of Town