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Live in Paris

Check out the uproarious crowd reaction as the E Street Band launches into "Born in the USA" during this 1985 concert, at about the peak of the song's popularity. That's thousands of Parisians shouting they're "born in the USA!"

Solo Acoustic

During a 1998 performance on Spanish television, Bruce offered up this radically stripped-down acoustic version of the famous song.

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