st. rose of lima school

from bruce springsteen posted in music


st. rose of lima school
51 lincoln place
freehold, new jersey 07728

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From kindergarten to 8th grade, Bruce Springsteen attended school here (1954 to 1963). Later, the Boss would recollect being at odds with the structure of Catholic school, but having it lead to a "very active spiritual life." Traces of Irish-Catholic hymns can be heard in some of his work.

The Boss came back to the school to play a benefit acoustic show in the gymnasium on Nov. 8, 1996, and only Freehold residents were allowed to purchase tickets.

The Boss in Glasgow on July 14, 2009, photo: Laura