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Bruce Springsteen's handwritten Born To Run lyrics up for auction

Bruce Springsteen's handwritten Born To Run lyrics up for auction

Bruce Springsteen's manuscript for Born To Run is up for auction at Sotheby's on December 5, Billboard reports.

The handwritten manuscript is expected to fetch between $70,000 (£43,000) and $100,000 (£61,000).

Billboard reports that the document was written in blue ink on an 8½-by-11 sheet of ruled notepaper in 1974 in Long Branch, New Jersey.

The story also identifies significant differences between lyrics in this manuscript and the finished version.

You can view the auction lot here.

Springsteen recently confirmed details of his new studio album, High Hopes. You can read the track listing here.

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