Saxophonist Clarence Clemons Suffers Stroke

6/13/2011 4:30 AM PDT

Bruce Springsteen's Saxophonist Clarence Clemons Suffers Stroke

Clarence Clemons, legendary saxophonist for the E Street Band, has reportedly suffered a stroke.

Clemons, 69, is "said to be seriously ill after a stroke at his home in Florida," according to, who also says members of the E Street Band were "advised to get down to Florida as soon as possible" to see him.

Clemons had suffered from other ailments through the last few years, including double knee surgery -- but recently worked on Lady Gaga's new album and even performed with her on the finale of "American Idol" last month.

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