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Archive for January 11th, 2009

Clarence Turns 67

Everybody is getting older, even the Big Man from E Street.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Clarence Clemons (born January 11, 1942) is an American musician, best known as the saxophonist in Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band.

Biography

Clemons was born in Norfolk, Virginia, and raised in Norfolk County. He attended Maryland State College (now the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore) on a football athletic scholarship — he was a lineman with professional football aspirations until an injury derailed his sports career.

There’s a lot more in this biography, but listen to any E Street live recordings and you’ll hear what is important . . .

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