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Springsteen takes on Temptations, Supremes, Four Tops

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New York – Bruce Springsteen takes on the Four Tops, Temptations, Supremes, Frankie Wilson, Jimmy Ruffin and different soul legends in an album of canopy songs due out subsequent month.

The disc “Only the Strong Survive” is called for the Jimmy Butler track, among the many 15 different cowl songs, which will probably be launched on Nov. 11.

Springsteen takes on Temptations, Supremes, Four Tops

“I wanted to make an album where I just sang,” Springsteen stated in a press release. “And what better music to work with than the great American songbook of the Sixties and Seventies? I’ve taken my inspiration from Levi Stubbs, David Ruffin, Jimmy Ruffin, the Iceman Jerry Butler, Diana Ross, Dobie Gray and Scott Walker, among many others.”

Those who’ve seen Springsteen carry out reside know that he’ll continuously pull out some soul covers. The disc arrives three months earlier than the start of his tour with the E Street Band.

Among the songs he tackles are the Commodores’ “Nightshift,” The Walker Brothers’ “The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore” and the Four Tops’ “When She Was My Girl.”

Other covers are “I Wish it Would Rain” by The Temptations and “Someday We’ll Be Together” by Diana Ross and The Supremes.

Soul legend Sam Moore sings on two of the cuts.



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