The Wrestler by Bruce Springsteen
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Bruce Springsteen wrote and recorded “The Wrestler” at the request of Mickey Rourke – who starred in the movie of the same name. The song won the 2009 Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song.
According to director Darren Aronofsky, Bruce Springsteen wrote “The Wrestler” because “He’s a tremendous fan of Mickey’s and when he heard about this film, he felt that this was something that Mickey’s been looking for for years. So he wanted to help, and that’s the only reason he did it. And he did it for basically nothing.”
Many of the tabs below recommend using a capo at the 1st fret.
Springsteen plays the song in the Key of C.
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|Album:||Working On A Dream|
|Original Release Date:||January 26, 2009|
|Copyright:||(P) 2008, 2009 Bruce Springsteen|
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Song Trivia: The Wrestler EDIT
- Bruce Springsteen and Mickey Rourke were friends in the late 80's / early 90's
- Bruce Springsteen wrote "The Wrestler" for "next to nothing" according to the film's director
- According to an MTV interview the song was done for free
- "The Wrestler" won the 2008 Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song
- "The Wrestler" also won the 2008 Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Song
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