by / June 19th, 2011 /

Clarence Clemons RIP

E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons has passed away at his Florida home, six days after suffering a stroke. “It is with overwhelming sadness that we inform our friends and fans that at 7:00 tonight, Saturday, June 18, our beloved friend and bandmate, Clarence Clemons passed away,” Springsteen wrote on his website, adding the cause was complications from Clemons’ stroke last Sunday.”His loss is immeasurable and we are honored and thankful to have known him and had the opportunity to stand beside him for nearly forty years.”