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The Ghost of Tom Joad (song)

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"The Ghost of Tom Joad"
Single by Bruce Springsteen
from the album The Ghost of Tom Joad
ReleasedNovember 21, 1995
RecordedApril–June 1995 at Thrill Hill West in Los Angeles[1]
GenreFolk rock
Songwriter(s)Bruce Springsteen
Producer(s)Bruce Springsteen, Chuck Plotkin

"The Ghost of Tom Joad" is a folk rock song written by Bruce Springsteen. It is a song on his eleventh studio album, which has the same name. The song was released in November 1995. Tom Joad is a character from The Grapes of Wrath, a book made by John Steinbeck.

The song has been covered by other musicians, such as Rage Against the Machine. Springsteen has played the song at concerts in many different ways. he has also played it with the E Street Band. In 2013, Springsteen made a new version of the song with Tom Morello. It was put on his eighteenth album, High Hopes.


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  1. "Bruce Springsteen: On the Tracks: The Ghost of Tom Joad". Brucebase. 2006-06-06. Archived from the original on 2015-02-13. Retrieved 2008-08-16.