Bruce Springsteen in pictures: photos from a new biography of The Boss
1. A new biography by Peter Ames Carlin traces the life of Bruce Springsteen from New Jersey nobody to champion of Barack Obama. In this gallery.
2. Bruce, at the crucial Bottom Line shows in August 1975, uses Clemons for shelter from Kitty and the oncoming storm of Born to Run
3. Taking a moment away from the lawsuit woes of 1976 with girlfriend Joy Hannah (far left) and friends
4. Making the bells ring and the lights flash somewhere on the Darkness on the Edge of Town tour, 1978, with Clarence Clemons.
5. With actress girlfriend Joyce Hyser on Christmas morning, 1981, New Jersey
6. In his bedroom of the house Bruce rented on the shores of a reservoir in Colts Neck, New Jersey, in 1982.
7. Shooting for the moon and stars with Clarence Clemons
8. Bruce in mid-meltdown at the September 22, 1979 Musicians United for Safe Energy concert.
9. Hired just days before the start of the Born in the UA tour, Patti Scialfa soon became an integral part of the E Street Band.
10. Bruce and the E Street Band in its Born to Run to Born in the USA lineup. Left to right: Bruce, Garry Tallent, Danny Federici.