The house where Bruce Springsteen wrote Born To Run is up for sale.
Springsteen lived in the property in Long Branch, New Jersey from 1974 to 1975.
Billboard reports that the house was bought by three fans in 2009 with the intention of turning the house into a museum.
According to NJ.com, built in 1920, the two-bedroom, single-bath house with a new roof, new wood floors and vinyl siding is now on the market for $299,000. Springsteen reportedly wrote every song on the album, including the title track as well as “Thunder Road”, “Tenth Avenue Freeze-out”, “Jungleland” and “Backstreets” while living there.
Meanwhile, Springsteen will release The Ties That Bind: The River Collection, a four-CD/three-DVD package dedicated to his 1980 double album.
The box set features the original single disc album of The River (then called The Ties That Bind) that Springsteen planned to release in 1979.
It also includes 11 previously unreleased outtakes from The River sessions, a two hour Springsteen and the E Street Band concert shot in Tempe, Arizona on November 5, 1980 and a new hour long documentary shot by his long-term collaborator Thom Zimny featuring unseen footage and photographs.
The entire package is available in a 10″ x 12″ box with a hardcover 148-page coffee table book. Other images include pages from Springsteen’s notebooks, single covers, and photos from the original album package.
The Ties That Bind: The River Collection will be released on December 4.
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