Bruce on the DTM

The Hook — At an event that was a political rally and a concert, rock superstar Bruce Springsteen fired up the mostly pro-Obama crowd with acoustic versions of “No Surrender,” “The Promised Land,” a funny Obama campaign song he wrote, “We Take Care of Our Own,” and “Thunder Road.”

Democratic candidate for senate Tim Kaine introduced the Boss, saying “Thunder Road” by this “guy from New Jersey” was the best song he’d ever heard when he was a 17-year old kid growing up in the Midwest. Springsteen would sing the song for Kaine at the end of the show, and wish him good luck. READ MORE

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