Clarence Clemons Had Stroke: He Is Paralyzed On The Left Side of His Body
Clarence Clemons Had Stroke. Clarence Clemons, Saxophonist of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band suffered a stroke on Sunday, June 12, at his home in Florida.
He was reported “seriously ill.”
According to newest report, the “Big Man”, 69, is paralyzed on the left side of his body, but then his condition began to improve and show a positive response after undergoing two brain surgery.
A friend of Clemons says, “He was paralyzed on his left side, but now he’s squeezing with his left hand. The next five days will still be critical. But he’s a fighter.”
Clarence Clemons is known because his saxophone has been one of the most defining elements of the E Street Band’s sound. He has experienced variety of health issues within the past twelve months. He has undergone spinal fusion surgery and had each knee replaced, even perform from a wheelchair.
But his seemed had been recovering and last performed with Springsteen in December at a special concert in Asbury Park, N.J, and also one stage with Lady Gaga in the “American Idol” season finale.
The Big man has joined with E Street Band for 30 years and recorded since Springsteen’s debut album.