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Unreleased songs part of companion album to Springsteen book

In this July 16, 2016 photo, Bruce Springsteen performs during a concert at Circus Maximus in Rome. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Songs Bruce Springsteen recorded in the 1960s and early ’70s will be released in September.

Five previously unreleased tracks from The Boss will be released on Sept. 23 on a companion album to the icon’s autobiography, “Born to Run,” which will be released Sept. 27.

The compilation album “Chapter and Verse” will include the unreleased songs “Baby I” and “You Can’t Judge a Book by the Cover,” recorded in 1966 and 1967 when Springsteen was a teenager in the band The Castiles. The album will also feature the unreleased tracks “He’s Guilty (The Judge Song)” (1970), “Ballad of Jesse James” (1972) and “Henry Boy” (1972).

The 18-track album will also include well-known songs such as “Born to Run,” ”The River,” ”Born In the U.S.A.” and “The Rising.”

Associated Press