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Title: Clarence Clemons has a stroke
Post by: Jim Martin (cavanman) on June 13, 2011, 02:59 PM
Read some incomplete headlines but here's a Rolling Stone blip

 http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/clarence-clemons-reportedly-showing-signs-of-recovery-20110613]http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/clarence-clemons-reportedly-showing-signs-of-recovery-20110613

I know Mr. Acrolite has gigged with him for a bit. I saw them together in Santa Monica a few years ago.

Hopefully the Big Man will be back in the saddle soon.

Jim
Title: Re: Clarence Clemons has a stroke
Post by: Chris Whitten on June 13, 2011, 08:40 PM
HMm, not good news.
I hope for a better outcome.
One of my faves, German jazz composer and bassist Eberhard Weber, had a stroke a few years ago and hasn't been able to play since.  :-\
He was a smoker and now passionately asks people to give up, or not start in the first place.
Title: Re: Clarence Clemons has a stroke
Post by: Bart Elliott on June 13, 2011, 09:42 PM
Very sorry to hear about this.

They've been discussing this on the news here in Nashville. The reports that I've heard is that Clarence is stable and resting well. Not sure how he's really doing.

I hope he makes a full recovery.
Title: Re: Clarence Clemons has a stroke
Post by: Hank Gagnon on June 13, 2011, 09:53 PM
latest update says he had 2 brain surgeries. he is stable and responsive.
Title: Re: Clarence Clemons has a stroke
Post by: Chris Whitten on June 18, 2011, 09:31 PM
Sadly, according to the BBC, Clarence has lost his battle.  :-\
RIP.
Title: Re: Clarence Clemons has a stroke
Post by: Bart Elliott on June 18, 2011, 09:49 PM
Sadly, according to the BBC, Clarence has lost his battle.  :-\
RIP.

I heard the same thing.

Clarence Clemmons passing at the age of 69.

Sorry to hear this.
Title: Re: Clarence Clemons has a stroke
Post by: Hank Gagnon on June 19, 2011, 09:25 AM
latest i read was he died from complications . what they were i don't know.  always loved his sax playing on bruce's albums. gave that extra kick.
Title: Re: Clarence Clemons has a stroke
Post by: Larry Rankine on June 19, 2011, 01:26 PM
Terrible loss to the music community........prayers for his family.