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COMMON GROUND (STAY HUNGRY) is a Bruce Springsteen song that he recorded in 1982. The song remains unreleased, and unfortunately, no audio recording or lyrics have surfaced.

According to Sony's database of Bruce Springsteen recording sessions, COMMON GROUND (STAY HUNGRY) was recorded on 11 May 1982 at The Power Station in New York City, NY. In his 2012 book E Street Shuffle: The Glory Days of Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Clinton Heylin wrote that COMMON GROUND (STAY HUNGRY) was ultimately replaced by THIS HARD LAND. "The 'stay hungry' motif, 'Stay hard, stay hungry, stay alive if you can', would re-emerge there," he wrote. Heylin also wrote that the song was shortlisted for the Tracks box set but didn't make the final cut.


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