E Street Band's Clarence 'Big Man' Clemons remembered

Fans have been gathering at the legendary Stone Pony to mourn the death and celebrate the life and music of saxophonist Clarence Clemons. They came

ASBURY PARK - Fans have been gathering at the legendary Stone Pony to mourn the death and celebrate the life and music of saxophonist Clarence Clemons. They came from across the U.S. to honor the beloved saxophonist.

The Stone Pony in Asbury Park was the place where Clemons, Bruce Springsteen and other E Street band mates got their musical starts. A makeshift vigil was created at the club late Saturday as word spread of Clemons' death from complications of a stroke. By yesterday afternoon, the stage was adorned with Clemons photos and most visitors were adorned in Springsteen T-shirts.

Fans were lining up to snap photos and leave flowers to honor Clemons. He was known as the Big Man, a nod to his physical size, stage presence and booming sax notes.

Springsteen described Clemons as a friend and partner whose talent allowed the band to "tell a story far deeper than those simply contained" in its music. For extended interviews and complete coverage, head over to channel 612 on your iO digital cable box from Cablevision.

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