Bruce Springsteen’s Academy Award Winning “Streets of Philadelphia”

Bruce Springsteen wrote this song for the film “Philadelphia”, which starred Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington. The film was one of the first mainstream movies to acknowledge HIV and AIDS, homosexuality, and homophobia. This video was a sincere tribute to the feelings the film invokes and won The Boss and Academy Award in 1994. For […]

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Bruce Springsteen wrote this song for the film “Philadelphia”, which starred Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington. The film was one of the first mainstream movies to acknowledge HIV and AIDS, homosexuality, and homophobia. This video was a sincere tribute to the feelings the film invokes and won The Boss and Academy Award in 1994. For more of Springsteen’s best, check out our Top 50 Greatest Springsteen Songs of All Time.