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Nebraska (album)

Nebraska is a heartland rock[?] album by Bruce Springsteen, released on September 20, 1982 (see 1982 in music). The album was a critical success in spite of a lukewarm public reception. Springsteen had recorded the album in a studio with a full band and then decided not to release it, instead submitting his demo tape of the same songs. The album ended up being one of the most well-reviewed and -remembered records in his catalogue.

Nebraska peaked at #3 on Billboard's Pop Albums chart, and #174 on the Billboard 200 chart.

Track listing

  1. Nebraska (Springsteen)
  2. Atlantic City (Springsteen)
  3. Mansion on the Hill (Springsteen)
  4. Johnny 99 (Springsteen)
  5. Highway Patrolman (Springsteen)
  6. State Trooper (Springsteen)
  7. Used Cars (Springsteen)
  8. Open All Night (Springsteen)
  9. My Father's House (Springsteen)
  10. Reason to Believe (Springsteen)


  • Bruce Springsteen - Bass, Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals
  • Dennis King - Mastering
  • David Michael Kennedy - Photography
  • Andrea Klein - Design

Charting singles

 1981	Be True	        Mainstream Rock	                No. 42
 1982	Atlantic City	Mainstream Rock	                No. 10
 1982	Johnny 99	Mainstream Rock	                No. 50
 1982	Open All Night	Mainstream Rock	                No. 22

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