February 22, 2024

This article is about Bruce Springsteen, a rock-and-roll legend, who is planning to hit the road for a tour after weathering health troubles. In this episode, he talks about his struggles with his father, his audition for producer John Hammond, and his battles with depression. He also discusses his autobiography, “Born to Run,” and the inspiration behind his music. This episode originally aired in 2016 and is dedicated to the intimate conversation Bruce Springsteen had with the editor of The New Yorker. The New Yorker Radio Hour is a co-production of WNYC Studios and The New Yorker. To listen and subscribe, look for the podcast on Apple, Spotify, Google, or wherever you listen. Sign up to receive the weekly newsletter of the best New Yorker podcasts.