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.