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Cover Me By Bruce Springsteen

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1. Across The Border

Across The Border is a track from the 1995 album "The Ghost Of Tom Joad"

This song was never released as a single.


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 3rd fret
  • Rhythm: down down up up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: G, C, D/Gb, Bm

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2. Bobby Jean

Bobby Jean was a promotional single in 1984 for the "Born In The USA" album.

The song managed a #36 spot on the US charts.


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 2nd fret = original key
  • Rhythm: down down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: G, D/Gb, C, A, Em

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3. Born In The USA

Born In The USA was the lead single from the 1984 album of the same name.

The song did reach #1 in New Zealand but had to settle for a #8 spot in the USA. The song reached #2 in Australia.


  • Drop D Tuning: Yes
  • Capo: 2nd fret
  • Rhythm: root down root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: a few riffs blended into the rhythm
  • Chords: D, G

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4. Cover Me

Cover Me is a single from the 1984 album "Born In The USA".

The song reached #2 on the US charts and was a top 10 in Ireland and New Zealand.


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: a quick shuffle followed by downstrokes
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: Bm, D, A, Em, Gbsus, Gb, G

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5. Darkness On The Edge

Darkness On The Edge is from the album of the same name released in 1978.

Strangely enough, this track was never released as a single. I'd never heard of an artist naming an album after a song, but then not releasing the song as a single.


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root up down up root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: G, C/G, C, Em, D

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6. Glory Days

Glory Days was another song from the "Born In The USA" album that just failed to hit #1 on the charts.

The song peaked at #3 in the US and Ireland.


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down up up down down and some downstrokes
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: A, D, E

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7. Human Touch

Human Touch was the only single from the album of the same name back in 1992.

The song peaked at #1 in the US.



  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes a little
  • Chords: G, F, C

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8. I Wish I Were Blind

I Wish I Were Blind is a track from the 1992 album "Human Touch".

The song was never released as a single.


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root up down up up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: G, C, D, D7, D/Gb, Em

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9. One Step Up

One Step Up reached #2 in the US when it was released as a single in 1988.

The track can be found on the album "Tunnel Of Love".


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 3rd fret
  • Rhythm: down up down up up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: G6, Dsus2, Em7, Asus4

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10. Tenth Avenue Freeze Out

Tenth Avenue Freeze Out was one of three singles from the "Born To Run" album of 1975.

This song managed to chart at #83 in the US and #82 in Canada.


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: quick shuffle down down up down up down - down up down up down and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: Bm, A, G, D, A7

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11. The Promised Land

The Promised Land can be found on the 1978 album "Darkness On The Edge Of Town".

The song failed to chart.


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: G, C, Em, Am, D

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12. The Wrestler

The Wrestler was a single from the album "Working On A Dream" which was released in 2008.

The single reached #14 in Norway but did not chart in the USA.


  • Drop D Tuning: Yes
  • Capo: 1st fret
  • Rhythm: down down up down up down - up down up
  • Picking: a few riffs
  • Chords: D, G, A7sus, A7, Em, Gbm, A

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13. Thunder Road

Thunder Road hails from the "Born To Run" album from 1975. 

Oddly enough the song was never released as single even though it's probably his most well know song.


  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 3rd fret
  • Rhythm: down down up down up down
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: D, Bm, G, Gbm, A, Em

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14. Tougher Than The Rest

Tougher Than The Rest was one of five singles from the 1988 album "Tunnel Of Love".

This one failed to chart in the US.


  • Drop D Tuning: Yes
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down up down up root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: G, D, C, Em

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