'We Shall Overcome': Unconventional Folk Rock critic Ken Tucker reviews Bruce Springsteen's new album, "We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions," which features Springsteen singing folk songs made famous by Pete Seeger.
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'We Shall Overcome': Unconventional Folk

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'We Shall Overcome': Unconventional Folk

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Bruce Springsteen's new album is a departure for him. We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions features Springsteen singing folk songs made famous by Pete Seeger.

Springsteen recorded the album over the course of three one-day sessions, accompanied by a large group of musicians playing acoustic instruments. Our rock critic says the result is not your typical folk album.

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