2 Christmas songs by late Clemons to be released

ASBURY PARK - (AP) - Fans of Clarence Clemons will get tohear the Big Man in time for Christmas.

Two Christmas songs recorded by the E Street Band saxophonistwill be released at The Wonder Bar in Asbury Park, N.J., on Nov.18. Clemons died in June at age 69 after a stroke.

Clemons sings the lead vocal on "There's Still Christmas." Healso recorded a sax version of "The Christmas Song."

The release party will be headlined by The Nick Clemons Band,which is fronted by Clarence's son Clarence Clemons III.

Clemons' booming saxophone solos became a signature sound forthe E Street Band on many key songs, especially on BruceSpringsteen's breakthrough album, "Born to Run."

Clemons was known as the Big Man for his imposing 6-foot-5-inch,270-plus-pound frame.

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