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Stars Rock '12-12-12,' Raise $30M for Sandy

Springsteen, McCartney, Bon Jovi come together for storm relief

(Newser) - Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Paul McCartney, and Kanye West were just a few of the music and screen legends who raised millions for Sandy relief last night. Appearing on TV, radio, the Web, and in movie theaters, the 12-12-12 concert had a potential audience of some 2 billion, USA ...

Clemons, Bruce Bridged Rock's Racial Divide

E Street Band opposites overcame a segregated genre

(Newser) - When America lost Clarence Clemons, it "lost an ideal." In the pairing of "Southern Baptist black" with "Jersey Shore white," Bruce Springsteen and Clemons gave life to "a cultural example of how the divides of race can come together over music," writes Timothy...

'Big Man' Clarence Clemons Dead at 69

Saxophone player suffered a serious stroke last Sunday

(Newser) - Clarence Clemons, the saxophonist who found fame as a member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, has died. He was 69 years old. Clemons suffered a stroke last Sunday, and the New York Times reports that the cause of death was complications from that stroke. The paper calls Clemons...

Springsteen Gives Update on Clemons

Beloved comrade showing signs of improvement after stroke: Bruce

(Newser) - E Street Band sax player Clarence Clemons is showing signs of progress after suffering a massive stroke , Bruce Springsteen says, encouraging fans to pray for his "beloved comrade." Clemons, 69, "will need much care and support to achieve his potential once again" and reach greater heights as...

E Street Saxman Clarence Clemons Suffers Stroke

Falls ill in Florida home, condition not yet known

(Newser) - Saxophonist Clarence Clemons of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band is "seriously ill" after suffering a stroke in his Florida home, reports . Clemons, 69, has had a series of recent health problems primarily related to his back and knees, but performed just last month with Lady Gaga...

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