Own a Piece of Bruce Springsteen's `Born to Run'

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Dec. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Sotheby's Richard Austin explains how you can own the manuscript for Bruce Springsteen's "Born to Run." He speaks with Pimm Fox on Bloomberg Television's "Taking Stock." (Source: Bloomberg)

Before any musician takes the stage with an instrument, the creative process usually starts with a pen and piece of paper.

Such was true for brees springsteen -- bruce springsteen, considered one of the greatest musicians in all- time.

In 1974, he penned the original lyrics of "orin to run" on a single sheet of white line tapir.

Ellen is how you can -- the original lyrics of "born to run" on a single sheet of white line paper.

Here to tell us how you might be of the own that is someone from sotheby's. we are in new york and everyone seems to be a springfield fan in new york.

Even if your casual fan, you will know those lyrics.

What we call this is a working draft.

When you look at it and start reading at -- it, it does not read like "born to run." but then you get to the chorus and it is there.

What this is is an early draft.

He talks about sitting on his bed, thinking the phrase, born to run, thinking that i think of that or did someone else, and starting to write it down.

We have as an insight to the creative process of ruth springsteen.

-- bruce springsteen.

What about the world of collecting?

Collecting poetry, manuscripts, and now, songs.

There is a long history of collecting poetry and manuscript whether it is ts eliot, collecting editions of shakespeare, hemingway is a great example.

When you look back at springsteen or dylan or the stones, the great names in classic rock will be seen as the poetry of the 20th century.

I think the people that have an interest in this material will be able to obtain it now will be seen as people who were able to obtain hemingway first edition's in the 30s. it will be $70,000 to $100,000. the estimate is reflecting the rarity of the material.

The market is beginning to grow but we have an idea of what other things have sold for.

You have a track record with dylan and the stones.

That is the company bruce is in.

When will it be up for auction?

The sale is in hers -- on thursday in new york.

There are two other rock items, one of which is make jagr's enters to a young girl from from

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