Bruce Springsteen Shares Cover of Ben E. King’s ‘Don’t Play That Song (You Lied)’

    Bruce Springsteen has shared a cover of the Ben E. King 1962 song ‘Don’t Play That Song (You Lied)’. The track was originally written by Ahmet Ertegun and Ben E. King’s wife, Betty Nelson, and has been covered by Aretha Franklin, Mariah Carey, Sam Moore, and more. Check out a video for Springsteen’s rendition below.

    Springsteen’s cover of ‘Don’t Play That Song (You Lied)’ will appear on his forthcoming soul tribute album Only the Strong Survive, alongside previously shared renditions of ‘Do I Love You (Indeed I Do)’ and ‘Nightshift’. The LP is out November 11 via Columbia.

    Konstantinos Pappis
    Konstantinos Pappis
    Konstantinos Pappis is a writer, journalist, and music editor at Our Culture. His work has also appeared in Pitchfork, GIGsoup, and other publications. He currently lives in Athens, Greece.

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