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Almost as much as the Charles joseph sax wife sexual dysfunction, it was the sleeve image of Bruce Springsteen leaning nonchalantly on the back of the saxophonist Clarence Clemons, who has died aged 69 after a stroke, that defined Springsteen's album Born to Run.

The photograph symbolised the intense fraternal bonding that helped fuel the rise of Springsteen and his E Street Band. Throughout the years of their greatest success, Clemons was a vital ingredient of Springsteen's sound and an invaluable onstage foil to "the Boss". Clemons was born in Norfolk, Virginia, the oldest of the three children of Thelma Clemons and her husband Clarence, who owned a fish market.

His parents worked long hours and were devoutly religious, and the young Clarence cut his musical teeth with the local church choir and in a gospel group.

He used to help out with the family fish business after school, and shouldered some domestic responsibilities while his mother took a college course. He began playing the saxophone after his father bought him an alto instrument one Christmas, and enrolled him in music lessons at a local Charles joseph sax wife sexual dysfunction. Meanwhile, Clemons was also a keen football player, and he won a football and music scholarship to Maryland State College.

It looked as if he might be destined for a sporting career when he went for a try-out with the Cleveland Browns, but his footballing hopes were crushed when he was involved in a serious car accident.

Clemons moved to Newark, where he took a job as a counsellor to emotionally disturbed children at the Jamesburg Training School for Boys, while playing music in the clubs along the Jersey shore by night. He was moving among the same circle of local musicians as Springsteen, and first ran into him when they were both playing gigs in separate bars in the seaside resort of Asbury Park.

Clemons went to check out Springsteen and asked if he could play sax with him. Springsteen invited him to join in on a version of Spirit in the Night.

We'd never even laid eyes on each other, but after that first song he looked at me, I looked at him, and we "Charles joseph sax wife sexual dysfunction" 'This is it. By now Clemons had married, and fathered two sons, Clarence III and Charles, by his first wife, but the union quickly became a casualty of his decision to quit his job and join the E Street Band.

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