Great Job, Internet!: Bruce Springsteen has been traveling down “Thunder Road” for 41 years

Since 1975, there has been at least one thing on which people can rely: Somewhere in the world, Bruce Springsteen is probably singing “Thunder Road” to an audience who knows all the words. The poignant, bittersweet composition, first appearing as the introductory track on the landmark Born To Run LP, has been a part of Springsteen’s repertoire for decades. He has performed it in concert literally hundreds of times in arenas, clubs, hotels, and other venues. A newly assembled supercut by Phil Whitehead called “Bruce Springsteen: 41 Years On Thunder Road” shows the evolution of the song over time. The chronologically arranged video is assembled from footage of myriad live performances, and the quality ranges from crudely amateurish to slickly professional. Along the way, there are even some clips taken from TV shows like MTV Unplugged and VH1 Storytellers.

Whitehead says his goal with this supercut was “to explore …

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