Springsteen can be honored throughout a digital ceremony on Could 13.
Bruce Springsteen has gained the 2021 Woody Guthrie Prize, which is given to an artist seen as carrying on the spirit of the people singer whose music centered on the plight of the poor and disenfranchised.
Guthrie, who grew up in Okemah, Oklahoma, was some of the vital figures in American folks music and penned lots of of songs, together with some that The Boss has carried out over time.
“Woody wrote among the biggest songs about America’s wrestle to dwell up its beliefs in convincing trend,” Springsteen mentioned in a press release Tuesday (Could 4). The New Jersey rocker referred to as Guthrie, who died in 1967 at age 55, “one in every of my most vital influences.”