Clarence Clemons Christmas songs get a holiday release
Late saxophonist and singer from Springsteen's E Street Band making a revival
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Fans of Clarence Clemons will get to hear the Big Man in time for Christmas.
Two Christmas songs recorded by the E Street Band saxophonist will be released at The Wonder Bar in Asbury Park, N.J., on Nov. 18. Clemons died in June at age 69 after a stroke.
Clemons sings the lead vocal on "There's Still Christmas." He also recorded a sax version of "The Christmas Song."
The release party will be headlined by The Nick Clemons Band, which is fronted by Clarence's son Clarence Clemons III.
Clemons' booming saxophone solos became a signature sound for the E Street Band on many key songs, especially on Bruce Springsteen's breakthrough album, "Born to Run."
Clemons was known as the Big Man for his imposing 6-foot-5-inch, 270-plus-pound frame.
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