Articles tagged clarence clemons

9 Aug 2011 // 8:40 AM

In Defense of Good Sax

I could list several dozen songs that would be greatly lessened, if not unthinkable, without their saxophonic embellishment; so could you. In the interest of time and clarity, let's take three and call it a day.

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Drop the Needle and Pray: Mourning Clarence Clemons, 1942 - 2011

The mystery and sensuality of Clarence’s sax on “Spirit in the Night", the triumphant conclusion to “Thunder Road", and the epic solo in “Jungleland", are a few of the prodigies among Clarence and Springsteen’s many children -- children conceived by the spiritual love affair that they had for nearly 40 years.

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Clarence Clemons was an integral part of Springsteen’s sound and live show

Even if he hadn’t played a note, saxophonist Clarence Clemons would own an exalted place in rock history for the way he was depicted

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The Boss, the Big Man, and the Best Rock Song of the ‘70s

"Jungleland" employs the epic, almost operatic strategy Bruce Springsteen developed on the first two albums, but this is at a whole other level.

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22 Oct 2009 // 10:17 PM

Tuesday marked the last show Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will play at The Spectrum in Philadelphia, which will close in less than

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Anderson East Ignites a Fire at Mercury Lounge

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"Hot off the release of his album Delilah Anderson East's performance was full of vim and vigor.

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