Clarence Clemons (1942 - 2011)

Posted: Monday, June 20, 2011 by Travis Cody in

The Big Man
11 January 1942 - 18 June 2011
"I wanted an electric train for Christmas but I got the saxophone instead."

Thank you, Mr Clemons, for the music.  And thank you, whoever it was, for not buying the electric train.


  1. Anonymous says:

    He was one heckova sax player and will be greatly missed.

  1. Akelamalu says:

    You're right Trav, a train would have been a big mistake!

    Nice tribute to Clarence.

  1. Anonymous says:

    Just imagine how far that musical Christmas gift went!

  1. good stuff, for sure.

  1. Jamie says:

    That was so wonderful - A beautiful tribute to a beautiful man

  1. the Big Man could blow a mean sax,and that a great thing. RIP Clarence.

  1. Thanks for posting this. 1000memories created a tribute site for Clarence today - - thought you'd appreciate it.

  1. Lois: One of the very best.

    Akelamalu: Somebody sure knew better.

    GGG: And we'll always have what he left us.

    Jamie: I've listened to that piece quite a bit since I heard the news.

    Mike: Indeed he could.

    Helena: I appreciate the link.

  1. Thanks for the tribute Sir.

    That band in heaven is rocking now indeed!