The song features a Clarence Clemons saxophone solo. Known on stage as "The Big Man," Clemons' sax playing was an important part of many Springsteen songs from the time he joined the band in 1972 until his death from a stroke on June 11, 2011.High Hopes
producer Ron Aniello told Rolling Stone
it was an emotional experience to hear Clemons' horn playing through the speakers. "It's like the moment when we made 'Wrecking Ball
,'" he said, "and we listened to Clarence's solo. I'll never forget playing that for Bruce."