Clarence Clemons Passes Away: Stars React On Twitter
On the day after the passing of longtime Bruce Springsteen cohort Clarence 'Big Man' Clemons, his friends and fans from within the industry paid tribute to the legendary E Street Band saxophonist. While U2 and Eddie Vedder paid tribute in song, here's what others had to say on Twitter:
Def Leppard (@def_leppard) The Leppard family would like to pass on their sincerest condolences to Clarence Clemons's family, and to Bruce and the E-Street Band.
Slash (@Slash) Clarence Clemons was one of the finest musicians/people in this business. He will be sorely missed. RIP. Great sidemen like Clarence Clemons don't get the full appreciation they deserve until they're gone.
Tom Morello (@tmorello) RIP- The Great Clarence Clemons. Thank you so much Big Man for sweetening the sound of our planet with your sax and your soul.
Bryan Adams (@bryanadams) RIP Clarence Clemons, one of the greatest rock sax players.
Kenny Wayne Shepherd (@KWShepherd) RIP Clarence Clemons. What a great musician. Thoughts and prayers go out to his family.
Joe Bonamassa (@JBONAMASSA) RIP Clarence Clemons What a legend. Playing New Jersey tonight really brings it home. Very sad.
Coldplay (@coldplay) RIP our favourite saxophone player, Clarence "Big Man" Clemons.
Seth Meyers (@sethmeyers21) RIP Clarence Clemons. I'll never forget when the change was made uptown and the big man joined the band.
Questlove (@questlove) RIP Clarence Clemons. A True Legend. Will be absolutely missed.
Chuck D. (@MrChuckD) R.I.P. Big Clarence
Janet Jackson (@JanetJackson) Clarence Clemons was a wonderful talent. He will be on my mind tonight.
Jennifer Aniston (@jenaniston13) Clarence Clemons has died at the age of 69. He will be greatly missed. His family, friends & band mates will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Jesse Malin (@jesse_malin) I sent "Almost Grown" out to Clarence Clemons tonight. RIP Big Man, the world won't be the same without you.
Penn Jillette (@pennjillette) Bye to Clarence Clemons. Saw him a zillion times with his (and everyone's) Boss. I was lucky enough to play music with him once on our show.
Michael Moore (@MMFlint) RIP Clarence Clemons. So many yrs of bringing joy 2 so many of us. In 94 I spent a day cruising round NJ w/ him. Unforgettable.