Bruce Springsteen at 75 (Hardcover)

Bruce Springsteen at 75 By Gillian G. Gaar Cover Image
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Experience the extraordinary career of “The Boss” with this richly illustrated package featuring two gatefolds, exclusive pullout poster, 8" × 10" glossy, and a sturdy slipcase.

Twenty-time Grammy winner, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, and best-selling author…Bruce Springsteen is, of course, also one of rock’s most revered songwriters and performers. In Bruce Springsteen at 75, veteran rock journalist Gillian G. Gaar reveals this rock icon through 75 career releases, performances, and accolades. This exquisite volume features:

  • Slipcased hardcover format
  • Stunning concert and candid offstage photography
  • Images of memorabilia, including gig posters, vinyl record sleeves, ticket stubs, period ads, and more
  • Gatefold Bruce Springsteen timeline
  • Unpublished 8" × 10" photo
  • An exclusive pullout poster

Through seven-and-a-half decades, Gaar covers it all:

  • Bruce’s childhood in New Jersey and early garage bands, The Castiles and Steel Mill
  • All 20 studio albums, including those with the E Street Band and as a solo artist
  • A selection of his greatest singles, like the rock standards “Born to Run,” “Hungry Heart,” and “Born in the U.S.A.”
  • Relationships with notable bandmates Steven Van Zandt and the late Clarence Clemons
  • Legendary gigs, from his early residency at New York’s The Bottom Line to his longest ever concert to his more recent Broadway show
  • His relationship with wife and bandmate, Patti Scialfa
  • Awards like his Rock Hall induction and the Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • ...and much more

Beginning with his 1973 debut LP Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J. and continuing through his latest release and tour, Bruce Springsteen is one of the most beloved performers and musicians in rock ’n’ roll history, influencing countless acts for decades.

This book is your unprecedented retrospective of The Boss’s career, from teenage Jersey garage rocker to international star and celebrity.

About the Author


Gillian G. Gaar has written for numerous publications, including MojoRolling Stone, and Goldmine. Previous books include She’s a Rebel: The History of Women in Rock & RollEntertain Us: The Rise of Nirvana; Return of the King: Elvis Presley’s Great ComebackElton John at 75; and Bruce Springsteen at 75. She lives in Seattle.

Praise For…


"Not to judge a book by its cover, but one is impressed by this volume, even before turning to page one. Once inside, awaiting the reader is a treasure trove of photos, album covers, press notices, and promotional material from Springsteen’s career."

The Spill
Product Details
ISBN: 9780760381106
ISBN-10: 0760381100
Publisher: Motorbooks
Publication Date: April 16th, 2024
Pages: 200
Language: English
Series: At 75