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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Kenny Chesney (left) performs with Lionel Richie at an April 2 event called Lionel Richie and Friends in Concert in Las Vegas. Other performers at the concert included country stars Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean, The Band Perry and Rascal Flatts. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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The singer and songwriter Frank Ocean, whose first full-length studio album, Channel Orange, was released on iTunes this week. Nabil Elderkin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The singer and songwriter Frank Ocean, whose first full-length studio album, Channel Orange, will be released on July 17. Nabil Elderkin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bruce Springsteen onstage during the Born in the USA tour in 1985. Richard E. Aaron/Redferns hide caption

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The Record

Springsteen's American Dream, Beautiful And Bleak

Ann Powers says her infatuation with The Boss grew into adult respect for the strivers in his songs.

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Glen David Andrews, the New Orleans trombonist and singer and regular on HBO's Treme, surfs the crowd at the 2010 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Douglas Mason/Getty Images hide caption

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