Clarence Clemons - Quotes

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I take my job as a rock and roll sax player very seriously. To do it the way that I must do it, I must be in good condition. The better shape you're in, the harder you can rock.

I take my job as a rock and roll sax player very seriously. To do it the way that I must do it, I must be in good condition. The better shape you're in, the harder you can rock.

I wanted an electric train for Christmas but I got the saxophone instead.

I wanted an electric train for Christmas but I got the saxophone instead.

As a horn player, the greatest compliment one can get is when a person comes to you and says, 'I heard this saxophone on the radio the other day and I knew it was you. I don't know the song, but I know it was you on sax.' ---->>>

The calm mind allows one to connect with the inner self, the Soul, the very source of our being. That's where the music lives. That's where my music comes from. ---->>>

In the mental calmness of a spiritual life, I have found that the answers to the whys in our lives are able to come to you. In my music I find the same thing. ---->>>

I do read music, but I prefer playing from the heart. ---->>>

Being involved in the well-being and advancement of one's own community is a most natural thing to do. ---->>>

I look forward to working out every day. ---->>>

The word spiritual, not the word religious, is the key.

The word spiritual, not the word religious, is the key.

Now that I am much older, I have had a number of sax players tell me I was responsible for them playing sax. Some of them I have admired over the years. ---->>>

It's a matter of choosing what is most important to you and putting that first. Once you have recognized your true purpose in life, this becomes much easier. ---->>>

There'll be no oiling up with this band. The oil has been there for years and it only gets better.

There'll be no oiling up with this band. The oil has been there for years and it only gets better.

I like health-conscious cooking, but growing up in the South, I do love southern cooking; southern France, southern Italy, southern Spain. I love southern cooking. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 01-11, 1942
Birthplace: Norfolk County, Virginia (later Chesapeake), United States
Die: 06-18, 2011
Occupation: Musician

Clarence Anicholas Clemons, Jr. (January 11, 1942 – June 18, 2011), also known as The Big Man, was an American saxophonist, musician and actor. He was reported to be 6' 5" (195.5 cm) tall, hence his nickname. From 1972 until his death, he was a member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, playing the tenor saxophone (wikipedia)