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Tuesday, August 9 2011

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.


Thursday, June 30 2011

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.


Thursday, January 13 2011

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.


Thursday, October 22 2009

New author Clemons sees no end for the E Street Band


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