Clarence Clemons' Greatest Moments

From 'Spirit in the Night' to 'Edge of Glory,' a tribute to the Big Man

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'Spirit In The Night' (1973)

Clemons said he could never remember for certain, but he was pretty sure that the first song he ever played with Bruce Springsteen during their famous 1971 meeting was an early version of "Spirit In The Night." It's one of a handful of songs that featured Clarence on Springsteen's 1973 debut LP Greetings From Asbury Park, and was a staple of the E Street Band's live set until their most recent tour in 2009. Here's an incredible version shot in Los Angeles in 1973. It's one of the few color, pro-shot videos from that era of the band. 

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