Author (with Don Reo), "Big Man: Real Life & Tall Tales," 363 pages, New York City, NY, Grand Central Publishing, 2009, ISBN0-446-54626-7.
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Clarence Clemens | Clarence Clemmons
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[on first playing with Bruce Springsteen
in 1971] I swear I will never forget that moment. I felt like I was supposed to be there. It was a magical moment. He looked at me, and I looked at him, and we fell in love. And that's still there.
He was a youth counselor in Newark, New Jersey in the 1960s and 1970s when he began playing with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band on the Jersey Shore. He first played with him in Asbury Park in 1971 during a lightning storm.