An American rock singer and guitarist who first gained fame with his albums in the 1970s. His populist music and style strongly reflect working-class values, particularly in albums such as Born in the USA, released in the 1980s.
How Books Have Influenced Our Favorite SongsFrom Shakespearian dramas to teen classics, here are a few of the literary guiding lights that inspired popular music.
Using These Words Will Make You Sound Like You’re From New YorkNew York English carries what linguists call a non-rhotic accent, with speakers often dropping Rs that are followed by another consonant. Here's what we mean.
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