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Album

The River

Label
Columbia Records
Release Date
17 October 1980

A blowout double-album split evenly between huge house-party numbers (and a wealth of live staples) and darker, real-world tales in the vein of the title track, The River represented a Springsteen out to explore the emerging dualities of his music.

Chart History

1980

Weekly Charts
Peak Date
Peak Position#

US - Billboard 200

8 Nov, 1980

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