By now, you’ve heard that “The Big Man,” [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Clarence Clemons[/lastfm] is in the hospital after suffering a stroke last weekend. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Bruce Springsteen[/lastfm] paid a visit to the longtime [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]E. Street Band[/lastfm] saxophonist, and has released a statement.
[photogallerylink id=55323 align=left]I’ve also received some calls and e-mails from loving fans asking if there’s a way to send your messages directly to Clarence. YES, there is!
(Courtesy of Backstreets.com)
FROM BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN:
By now, many of you have heard that our beloved comrade and sax player Clarence Clemons has sufferred a serious stroke. While all initial signs are encouraging, Clarence will need much care and support to achieve his potential once again. He has his wonderfully supportive wife, Victoria, excellent doctors and health care professionals, and is surrounded by friends and family.
I thank you all for your prayers and positive energy and concern. This is a time for us all to share in a hopeful spirit that can ultimately inspire Clarence to greater heights.
— Bruce Springsteen
FROM CLARENCE’S FAMILY:
Dot-net also brings welcome news for all those wondering how to send well-wishes to the Big Man: “Clarence’s family appreciates your concern and wants to let you know that you can send him your wishes via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.”