June 20th, 2011
01:15 PM ET
Tributes have flowed following the death of legendary rock saxophonist and E Street Band member, Clarence Clemons.
Bon Jovi performed "Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out" as a tribute to Clemons during a concert in Denmark Sunday night. The site NME.com reports that U2 frontman Bono honored the "Big Man" Saturday during U2's concert at Anaheim's Angel Stadium.
"I want you to think about Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band," Bono told the crowd. "I want you to think of Clarence Clemons. This man has carried music, and music carried him until this day."
The band Coldplay posted a video via lead singer Chris Martin on their website of Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band "Jungleland" live in London's Hyde Park in 2009, which featured a solo by Clemons. The words "RIP our favourite saxophone player, Clarence 'Big Man' Clemons" appear above the link to the video.
On Twitter, condolences came from stars in various genres of music.
Questlove – drummer for Jimmy Fallon's famed house band and award-wining hip-hop group "The Roots" – tweeted, "RIP Clarence Clemons. A True Legend. Will be absolutely missed."
Guns & Roses guitarist Slash tweeted, "Clarence Clemons was one of the finest musicians/people in this business. He will be sorely missed. RIP" while Jackson 5 member Jackie Jackson also tweeted, "Clarence Clemons you will be greatly missed – RIP."
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