Quotations by Clarence Clemons

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Born: Sunday, January 11, 1942
Profession: Musician
Nationality: American


As a horn player, the greatest compliment one can get is when a person comes to you and says, 'I heard this saxophone on the radio the other day and I knew it was you. I don't know the song, but I know it was you on sax.'
- Clarence Clemons
(Keywords: Compliment, Day, Song)

Being involved in the well-being and advancement of one's own community is a most natural thing to do.
- Clarence Clemons
(Keywords: Being, Community)

I do read music, but I prefer playing from the heart.
- Clarence Clemons
(Keywords: Music, Heart)

I like health-conscious cooking, but growing up in the South, I do love southern cooking; southern France, southern Italy, southern Spain. I love southern cooking.
- Clarence Clemons
(Keywords: Love, Health, Cooking, France, Growing up, Italy, Spain)

I look forward to working out every day.
- Clarence Clemons
(Keywords: Day)

I take my job as a rock and roll sax player very seriously. To do it the way that I must do it, I must be in good condition. The better shape you're in, the harder you can rock.
- Clarence Clemons
(Keywords: Job)

I wanted an electric train for Christmas but I got the saxophone instead.
- Clarence Clemons
(Keywords: Christmas)

In the mental calmness of a spiritual life, I have found that the answers to the whys in our lives are able to come to you. In my music I find the same thing.
- Clarence Clemons
(Keywords: Music, Life, Answers, Spiritual)

It's a matter of choosing what is most important to you and putting that first. Once you have recognized your true purpose in life, this becomes much easier.
- Clarence Clemons
(Keywords: Life, Purpose, First)

Now that I am much older, I have had a number of sax players tell me I was responsible for them playing sax. Some of them I have admired over the years.
- Clarence Clemons
(Keywords: Now, Years)

The calm mind allows one to connect with the inner self, the Soul, the very source of our being. That's where the music lives. That's where my music comes from.
- Clarence Clemons
(Keywords: Music, Soul, Being, Mind, Self)

The word spiritual, not the word religious, is the key.
- Clarence Clemons
(Keywords: Key, Religious, Spiritual, Word)

There'll be no oiling up with this band. The oil has been there for years and it only gets better.
- Clarence Clemons
(Keywords: Oil, Years)







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