Bruce Springsteen latest album, Only The Strong Survive, tops the Billboard Top Rock & Alternative Albums and Top Rock Albums charts this week. The album debuted at #8 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart.
Only the Strong Survive has Bruce covering some of his favorite soul songs, including “Do I Love You (Indeed I Do),” “Nightshift,” “Don’t Play That Song” and more. He told Rolling Stone that a second volume of covers is on the way and that he has about “three-quarters” of it recorded.
Here’s the original of the title track of The Boss’ new album from former Impressions singer Jerry Butler in 1969…
And the brand new Springsteen rendition. I think Butler’s version far outshines.