The Pulse of Entertainment - February 9, 2021

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The Pulse of Entertainment: Rock Extraordinaire Jake Clemons Release Powerful Remix of ‘We the People' Single

Eunice Moseley


(February 9, 2021) - "My heritage is in Rock. I think I have the pipes for Gospel," Jake Clemons laughed a little when I mentioned how powerful his vocals are in the remix of his single (and music video) "We The People" (BFD/The Orchard). "I speak with my music. I try to be as truthful as possible, but not without hope."

Jake is a member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, playing guitar as well as horn/sax, back-ground vocals and percussions. He also heads his own Jake Clemons Band. Jake replaced his uncle in Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band - saxophonist Clarence Clemons - when he passed away. He has been in the band for almost 20 years now.

The single is from his latest solo project "Eyes on the Horizon." The project is produced by Jake Hull and Clemons, and is mixed by Eddie Kramer (The Beatles, David Bowie). The "We the People" single was remixed by Matt Musty and mastered by Chris Dugan. The music video was shot in Canada and edited by Mark Rashotte.

"I come from people who have standards that are enormously high and no one is special...a very high it took along time," Jake said when I asked where he has been with his superstar vocals. "My father was a Marine Band Director, the 2nd black in the whole Navy-Marine Corps. We lived in a military community. My grandfather, my dad's father, was an entrepreneur. My grandmother was a science teacher with a Masters degree from Virginia! A black science teacher - it was a big deal. We all work hard. We have a long lineage of not settling for less. It wasn't until I was 30 that I sang in public. My family has strong vocals. My sister has a voice like Whitney."

The music video to the remix single was released on Inauguration Day with clips of Black Lives Matter protests, and his friends, family and fans singing the chorus.

"Ultimately I want to brighten the world we live in," Clemons stated. "The original single was more Rock oriented. I hope to make it clear the condition our country is in, is what we made it and we need to dissolve the diversity. There are things we can agree on. It's been 200 years and we still far from reality."

What's up next for Jake? He said, "We're going to release another single." 


SYNDICATED COLUMN: Eunice MoseleyMS, MBA, MPhil has an estimated weekly readership of over ¼ million with The Pulse of Entertainment. She is also a Public Relations Strategist and Business Management Consultant at Freelance Associates, and is Promotions Director (at-large) for The Baltimore Timeswww.ThePulseofEntertainment.comEVENTS: "Uplifting Minds II" Entertainment Conference (ULMII), founded by Eunice in 1999, is into its 21st year. Next events are coming Baltimore Saturday April 17, 2021 at Security Square Mall via Zoom and Los Angeles Saturday November 6, 2021 at via Zoom. The ULMII event is a free entertainment conference offering an Business Management Panel Q&A Session, a Talent Showcase and Talent Competition (vocal, songwriting, dance and acting) where aspiring artists have a chance to receive over $15,000 valued in prizes/product/services. Log onto for more information or to RSVP. 

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