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Springsteen honors Chilean folk-hero tortured and murdered by Pinochet

Bruce Springsteen has paid tribute to a Chilean folk singer who was tortured and murdered 40 years ago this week in the early days of Augusto Pinochet’s military dictatorship. “If you are a politically inclined musician, Victor Jara continues to be a great expression of that,” Springsteen said in very…

Springsteen drops video for Obama 2012 song: ‘We Take Care of Our Own’

A Bruce Springsteen song that’s been selected by President Barack Obama’s reelection campaign now has a sing-a-long video to go with it. In the video “We Take Care of Our Own,” Springsteen plays in what looks like a closed down warehouse. Black and white images of economic degradation, people of…