The Rising

Come On Up For The Rising
October 06, 2008

Even though Bruce Springsteen has just started hitting the road for Barack--Philly on Saturday, Ypsilanti today--his songs have been staples of Obama campaign events pretty much since the beginning. In particularly heavy rotation has been "The Rising," a song--as Boss historian Reverend Jeffrey B. Symynkywicz explains for us here--that has seen its meaning altered since it first came out in 2002.