Bruce Springsteen Love Songs & Party Hits

Updated November 28, 2023 | Author: Matthew Campbell

Bruce Springsteen is an American, from New Jersey, a singer-songwriter of Rock and Roll. His most famous nickname is “The Boss”. Bruce was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999 and also the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Springsteen most notably worked with the E Street Band.

Bruce Springsteen’s backing band, the E Street Band, has been with Bruce since 1972. They were also inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014. Bruce is the fifteenth highest-selling musician of all time.

Bruce Springsteen Top 10 Songs

Bruce Springsteen released his first album in 1973, Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J. Bruce is still producing studio albums today.

 

Best Bruce Springsteen Songs List

#1 Born To Run
Released in 1975 on the album Born to Run

A song thought to be about getting out of Freehold, NJ on Highway 9.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I want to know if love is wild, babe
I want to know if love is real
Oh, can you show me?

#2 Dancing In The Dark
Released in 1984 on the album Born in the U.S.A.

Who was the young girl pulled on stage to dance with Bruce in the music video? Courtney Cox.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

You can’t start a fire
You can’t start a fire without a spark
This gun’s for hire
Even if we’re just dancing in the dark

#3 Born In The U.S.A.
Released in 1984 on the album Born in the U.S.A.

The song deals with the negative effects of the Vietnam War on Americans. The album with the same title had seven single hits in the Top 10 on the music charts.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Down in the shadow of the penitentiary
Out by the gas fires of the refinery
I’m ten years burning down the road
I’ve got nowhere to run and nowhere to go

#4 I’m On Fire
Released in 1985 on the album Born in the U.S.A.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

At night, I wake up with the sheets soakin’ wet
And a freight train runnin’ through the middle of my head
Only you can cool my desire

#5 The River
Released in 1981 on the album The River

The song depicts how economic difficulties are interlaced with the local culture.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

That night we went down to the river
And into the river we’d dive
Oh, down to the river we did ride

 

#6 Glory Days
Released in 1985 on the album Born in the U.S.A.

The song is about a man who looks back on his so-called glory days and on people he knew during high school.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Glory days, well they’ll pass you by
Glory days, in the wink of a young girl’s eye
Glory days, glory days

#7 Secret Garden
Released in 1995 on the album Greatest Hits

The song was featured in the movie Jerry Maguire.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

She’s got a secret garden
Where everything you want
Where everything you need
Will always stay
A million miles away

#8 Streets of Philadelphia
Released in 1994 on the album Philadelphia Soundtrack

The song was featured in the movie Philadelphia. The song was written for the movie about dealing with HIV/AIDS.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I saw my reflection in a window, I didn’t know my own face
Oh brother are you gonna leave me wastin’ away
On the Streets of Philadelphia

#9 Thunder Road
Released in 1975 on the album Born to Run

The song is about a young woman with her boyfriend and their one last chance to make it real.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

These two lanes will take us anywhere
We got one last chance to make it real
To trade in these wings on some wheels

#10 Hungry Heart
Released in 1980 on the album The River

The song is about always roaming with a hungry heart. The song was featured in many movies including Risky Business and The Wedding Singer.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Everybody needs a place to rest
Everybody wants to have a home
Don’t make no difference what nobody says
Ain’t nobody like to be alone

 

Bruce Springsteen Highest-Charting Singles – U.S.

  • #2 Dancing in the Dark, 1984
  • #5 Hungry Heart, 1980
  • #5 Glory Days, 1985
  • #5 Brilliant Disguise, 1987
  • #6 I’m on Fire, 1985
  • #6 My Hometown/Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town, 1985
  • #7 Cover Me, 1984
  • #8 War, 1986
  • #9 Born in the U.S.A., 1984
  • #9 I’m Goin’ Down, 1985
  • #9 Tunnel of Love, 1987
  • #9 Streets of Philadelphia, 1994

Have a favorite Bruce Springsteen song?  Please share your song below in the comments!

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I have always had a love for music and the way it makes you feel. My passion grew for wedding celebrations with years as a wedding DJ. Now, as a wedding music planner, I research popular and unique wedding songs to create personalized playlists for couples and help wedding pros curate crowd-cheering music. Let’s get the party started! – Read More About Me

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