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Marc Dolan

Marc Dolan
Marc Dolan is author of Bruce Springsteen and the Promise of Rock ‘n’ Roll. He is professor of English, Film Studies and American Studies at the City University of New York.

Born in the U.S.A., which turns 30 this week, is Bruce Springsteen’s best-selling album to date, and that should come as no surprise. Its songs—“I’m On Fire,” “Glory Days,” “Darlington County” and others—are FM radio staples, their foursquare...