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Bruce Springsteen

What's in his back pocket?

MMDE: Bandanna in back pocket

Current: Red cap in back pocket

Rock Icon Bruce Springsteen cemented his place in music, and American, history with his legendary "Born in the U.S.A." album of 1984.

The cover of the album features a shot of him from behind in front of a huge American flag - an image familiar to millions upon millions of people. His biography states the figure is "standing before a U.S. flag wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans, with a red bandanna tucked into his back pocket.". The problem is, today it shows a red cap, not a bandanna.

Some people hearing of this rushed to dig out their old CD of this from the 80's, certain it would show the original bandanna, only to find either they were wrong all along and it was a red cap, or somehow it had been changed...