Prayers for the Big Man


Bruce is Bruce, but let's be honest: There is no E Street Band without Clarence Clemons, which is why the news that Springsteen's longtime sax man has suffered a stroke is so devastating to their fans around the world. The relationship between Bruce and Clarence is a loving and complicated one -- like so many in life -- and what they brought together to the stage is why people like me who don't attend too many other concerts have felt compelled to see the E Streeters every time they pass through town.

So while we're waiting on a miracle of recovery, here's the Big Man and some of his most famous work, the solo from "Jungleland":