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The We Take Care of Our Own Songfacts explains that much of the song's lyrical content appears to contradict its title. For instance Springsteen explicitly references America's lack of care for the Hurricane Katrina casualties. ("From the shotgun shack to the Super Dome/There ain't no help, the cavalry stayed home"). Springsteen clarified the song's message, during the unveiling of Wrecking Ball to the world's media at Sony Records' Paris headquarters. "The song asks the question that the rest of… read more

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I've been knocking on the door that holds the throne
I've been looking for the map that leads me home
I've been stumbling on good hearts turned to stone
The road of good intentions has gone dry as bone

Bruce Springsteen - We Take Care of Our Own Lyrics


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  • I Heard this song on Rolling Stones radio on Spotify, and Immadietely I Loved It as much as I do now, the best Bruce Springsteen song!
  • This is the best song he has written in years!
  • Świetna piosenka!
  • Solid.
  • The Boss :-)
  • Love the fact people go "Four more years!" when this song is actually criticizing the Obama Administration.
  • This is just too good.
  • 4 more years! [2]
  • 4 more years!
  • Good!!

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