Former President Barack Obama talks again with his friend Bruce Springsteen on an eight-episode podcast series, Renegades
: Born In The U.S.A., exclusively for Spotify. On this date, the third episode is made available: "Amazing Grace: American Music". They talk about popular music, the most American of art forms. The episode opens with a brief joint performance of "Farther Up The Road
"; later, Bruce plays brief snippets of "Honky Tonk
" and "Twist And Shout
" and President Obama tells the story behind one of his most famous speeches.