The boss is back again.
The song, originally recorded in 1970 by Tyrone Davisand co-written by Jack Daniels and Bonnie Thompson, appears on Springsteen’s latest offering, Only the strong survive.
Earlier on Monday night (Nov. 14), the rock’n’roll legend dished out the “Do I Love You (Indeed I Do)” album and stuck around for a chat with Fallon on the pesky Taylor Swift trip rumoursmisheard lyrics in “Thunder Road” and more.
Springsteen’s 21st studio album is a collection of 15 souls coverincluding songs made famous by Jerry Butler, Dobie Gray, The Commodores, Diana Ross & the Supremes, The Four Tops, The Walker Brothers and others.
Based on mid-week sales and streaming data, Only the strong survive is heading for a No. 2 debut on UK chart. The Rock And Roll Hall of Famer currently has 22 UK top 10 albums, including 12 No. 1s — tied for third most among solo acts, behind Robbie Williams (14) and Elvis Presley (13) respectively.
“I had so much fun recording this music,” he previously explained. “I fell back in love with all these great songs and great writers and great singers. All of them are still underrated in my opinion. And through the project I rediscovered the power of my own voice.”
Stay alive is the follow-up on Western stars (from 2019), and Letter to you (2020), both of which peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart.
Watch Springsteen’s latest late-night TV performance below.