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) 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) 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) 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.

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