According to the RollingStone.com that Clemons tells the continuous journey and their journey by the end of 2009, they find difficult to leave to stand on stage performing was the toll takenHe says, "The tour was wonderful musically, but I knew when it was done that I had to have more surgery."
Clemons because both the knee and again place had spinal fusion surgery.
He adds, "The timing was perfect because it didn't interfere with a lot of stuff that was going on in my life. It made me stronger, and for the past year, I've been in physical therapy a few days a week working my a** off to get back in shape. I'm walking better now, though I still use a cane and crutches. But now I'm having hip problems again. I don't know why."
But 69 years of pain that persists for more than a little with the Springsteen tour: "As long as my mouth, hands and brain still work I'll be out there doing it. I'm going to keep going 'til I'm not there anymore. This is what's keeping me alive and feeling young and inspired."
Clemons states, "If Bruce and Gaga both needed me around the same time I don't know if you could hold me down to the ground... The thing I'd really love to do is have the chance to go out with both of them."