At the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Saturday night, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band paid tribute to Prince with a cover of "Purple Rain." Kevin Mazur/Getty Images hide caption

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Record Store Day Premieres From Springsteen, Devo, Joe Strummer And The Pogues, More

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Listen To Ann Powers Interview Bruce Springsteen

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Uneven But Vital, Bruce Springsteen Has 'High Hopes'

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New Year, New Mix: St. Vincent, Bruce Springsteen, Damien Jurado, More

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A Braid Of Words: Guest DJ Eduardo Halfon, Author Of 'The Polish Boxer'

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Nils Lofgren, Bruce Springsteen and Stevie Van Zandt performing in Paris earlier this month. David Wolff-Patrick/Redferns via Getty Images hide caption

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Springsteen's American Dream, Beautiful And Bleak

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