“Thunder Road” is a classic Bruce Springsteen song that was released on his 1975 album “Born to Run”. The song is known for its powerful, anthemic sound and its memorable saxophone solo, which was played by Clarence Clemons.
Clemons joined the E Street Band in 1972, and quickly became an integral part of the group’s sound. His powerful, soulful saxophone playing was a key element of Springsteen’s music, and he played on many of the band’s most popular songs, including “Thunder Road”.
The recording of “Thunder Road” took place in the summer of 1974 at 914 Sound Studios in Blauvelt, New York. The song was recorded in just a few takes, and Clemons’ saxophone solo was recorded live, without any overdubs. Clemons’ solo is a key part of the song, and it adds energy and excitement to the track.
The recording of “Thunder Road” was a pivotal moment in the history of the E Street Band, and the song has become one of Springsteen’s most iconic and enduring hits. Clemons’ saxophone playing is a key part of the song’s sound, and his powerful, soulful solo continues to be celebrated by fans around the world.