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Bruce Springsteen celebrates 'The River' and the E Street Band at Royal Farms Arena

Bruce Springsteen celebrates 'The River' and the E Street Band at Royal Farms Arena

"Bruuuuuuuuce!"

The packed crowd at Royal Farms Arena on Wednesday night showered Bruce Springsteen with this elongated chant — emphasis on the “uuuuu” — whenever a break between songs allowed, which was less often than you’d think during a three-and-half-hour celebration of working-class rock ‘n’ roll. You would have thought he was an all-time great Ravens tight end, given the reception. 

It was that kind of night.

They already had it long before the first note, but Springsteen and his E Street Band earned the applause and adulation of the crowd with a set that showcased the band’s down-to-earth,...

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