Sunday, June 19, 2011

Thank you for the music Big Man

I wonder how many blogposts, tweets and articlces yesterday and today have mentioned the following line:

when the change was made uptown, and the Big Man joined the band

It seems like such a small line in a song, but it changed Springsteen's music forever. And now that Clarence Clemons is gone, it will never be the same.

Here he is, doing the Jungleland solo in Stockholm in 2009:

Paradise by the C in 1988:

I'll wait for you, if I should fall behind, wait for me:

Thank you for the music, Clarence Clemons. You were well and truly a Big Man.

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