Bruce Springsteen’s eulogy to Clarence Clemons published online

The Boss delivered eulogy at late saxophonist's funeral earlier this month (June 21)

Bruce Springsteen‘s eulogy to late E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons has been published online.

The Boss delivered the speech at Clemons‘ funeral in Florida on June 21, where he performed live along with the E Street Band and Clemons‘ nephew.

A “slightly revised” version of the eulogy has now been posted on Springsteen‘s official website,

In it, the singer said that he “leaned on” Clemons, before adding: “I made a career out of it in some ways”.

Big Man, thank you for your kindness, your strength, your dedication, your work, your story. Thanks for the miracle… and for letting a little white boy slip through the side door of the Temple of Soul,” Springsteen said.

Clemons passed away at the age of 69 on June 18 after suffering a stroke at his Florida home around a week earlier.

The likes of U2, Coldplay and Slash have been among those who have paid tribute to the musician, who had been a key part in defining the sound of the E Street Band.

More recently Clemons played on Lady Gaga‘s ‘Born This Way’ album and had a starring role in the video for her latest single ‘The Edge Of Glory’.

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