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Atlantic City (song)
Atlantic City is a song written and recorded by rock musician Bruce Springsteen. The song appears on Springsteen's 1982 album Nebraska, which is generally considered one of Springsteen's darker albums musically.
The song depicts a young couple's romantic escape to Atlantic City, but also wrestles with the inevitability of death.
The song also references Atlantic City's struggle with gambling.
In a tribute to Springsteen, the song also was later recorded by the modern rock group Counting Crows.
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