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Tim McGraw: Bruce Springsteen Is an “American Treasure”

photo courtesy CBS Entertainment

There’s something about this Bruce Springsteen fella and country music.

Taylor Swift posed backstage with him; Kenny Chesney covered Bruce’s “One Step Up”; heck, Eric Church even had a hit called “Springsteen.”

Now we can count Tim McGraw among the Bruuuce fans.

Tim had a chance to play for Bruce during a Grammys charity tribute to Springsteen last year, and Tim and Bruce will both be appearing at the NCAA March Madness Music Festival in Dallas next month.

Tim tells

“He’s one of the coolest guys I’ve ever been around and proud to count him as a friend. Musically, he’s an American treasure. I think he’s one of those icons of music that rarely comes along that, you look back through history and there’s only a handful of ’em and he’s certainly one of those guys that’s inspired so many people.”

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