"Little Steven" Van Zandt to Host a Tribute to Clarence Clemons on his SiriusXM Channel Underground Garage
Two-hour special, "For Clarence," to commemorate the saxophonist's career and life
NEW YORK, June 30, 2011 -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that "Little Steven" Van Zandt will host a two-hour special commemorating the beloved E Street Band member, who passed away on June 18 at the age of 69.
Little Steven's tribute "For Clarence" will air Friday, July 1 at 7:00 pm ET on Underground Garage, channel 21.
The special will feature Little Steven reflecting on the career of his bandmate and friend and sharing stories and personal recollections of the beloved E Street Band member.
SiriusXM listeners will hear songs that feature the recognizable sound of Clemons' saxophone, including "Tenth Avenue Freeze Out," "Mary Lou" and "Jungleland." "For Clarence" will also feature songs from Clemons' solo career, including "You're A Friend Of Mine" and his cameos on other artists' records, including "Freeway Of Love" with Aretha Franklin and "All of the Good Ones Are Taken" with Ian Hunter.
The two-hour special will also include archival interview excerpts with Clarence and audio selections from his appearances in movies and TV, including the 1977 movie New York, New York, the TV series Different Strokes and the HBO series The Wire.
Little Steven's Underground Garage is the exclusive channel created and produced by E Street Band member, "Little Steven"Van Zandt. Underground Garage plays the best rock and roll records ever made — new and old. Listeners will hear all sixty years of Rock 'n' Roll including the early Rolling Stones, the Ramones, the Byrds and the White Stripes.
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