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Clarence Clemons dies at 69; saxophonist for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band
Clarence Clemons dies at 69; saxophonist for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band

Saxophonist Clarence Clemons, an indispensable part of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band both for his full-throttle tenor sax work and his larger-than-life onstage persona as "the Big Man," died Saturday. He was 69. Clemons, who put his stamp on such Springsteen staples as "Born to Run," "Jungleland" and "Rosalita," died in a Palm Beach, Fla., hospital of complications from a massive stroke he suffered June 12 at his Florida home, a spokeswoman for Springsteen and the E Street Band said. "Clarence lived a wonderful life. He carried within him a love of people that made them love him. He created a wondrous and extended family,"...

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