WATCH: Lady Gaga’s ‘Edge of Glory’ with Clarence Clemons, who died Saturday at 69

Posted on 20 Jun 2011 at 11:54am

In sad music news over the weekend, E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons died Saturday, a week after suffering a stroke. He was 69. Although famous for his role as the Big Man in Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, his final big moment could be owed to Lady Gaga. In her latest single, “Edge of Glory,” Clarence Clemons had a feature role in both the song and video with a sax solo as the highlight.

This isn’t to diminish his contribution to rock ‘n’ roll over the years, but before he left this world, Clemons had a high note that likely introduced him to a new generation of fans.

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