Warning: file_get_contents(https://www.googleapis.com/youtube/v3/search?part=snippet&maxResults=5&order=relevance&q=bruce+springsteen+atlantic+city&type=video&videoCategoryId=10&videoDefinition=high&videoEmbeddable=true&key=AIzaSyCB4Hj3pIiIb6IaqoJvp0BoKDIygkQnT2c): failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.0 403 Forbidden in /srv/users/serverpilot/apps/hotmusiccharts/public/song.php on line 38
The song depicts a young couple's romantic escape to the New Jersey city Atlantic City, but also wrestles with the inevitability of death as the man in the relationship intends to take a job in organized crime once arriving in the city. The opening lines of "Atlantic City" refer to mafia violence in nearby Philadelphia, with Springsteen singing: "Well they blew up the chicken man in Philly last night, now they blew up his house too." (The "chicken man" was a mafia boss named Philip Testa .

Other Similar Songs

Other popular songs similar to "Atlantic City" by Bruce Springsteen.