Monday, June 13, 2011

The inseparable saxophonist Bruce Springsteen, Clarence Clemons, has a heart attack

Saxophonist Clarence Clemons, fatigues inseparable companion of Bruce Springsteen since the beginning of the musical career of this, back in the 70's, suffered a heart attack last weekend and his condition is "very serious", according to various international media published including Rolling Stone. Nicknamed Big Man, Clemons joined the band of Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band, in the 70's.

In the last decade suffered several health problems associated with back and knee in recent years had suffered some health problems related to the back and in 2010 had to undergo a knee operation that forced him to move in wheelchair for a while. "The timing was perfect because it interfered with my work," he said later, "experience has made me stronger now (...), better way," he said.

Besides playing with El Jefe, Clemons released several solo albums. In 1985, his duet with Jackson Browne, You're a friend of mine, became a huge success. He has also collaborated in the areas of artists like Aretha Franklin (on Freeway of love), Twisted Sister (Be chrool to your chool), and has accompanied on stage with The Grateful Dead and Ringo Starr.

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