Clemons Released From Hospital
The Associated Press
Nov. 12, 2002
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HOUSTON (AP) _ Clarence Clemons, a saxophonist in Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, has been released from the hospital following eye surgery to repair a detached retina, publicist Anne McDermott said.
Clemons, 60, underwent surgery at Houston's Memorial Hermann Hospital following a Nov. 4 show. Springsteen then postponed concerts in Austin; Columbus, Ohio; and Indianapolis.
The band is scheduled to resume the second leg of its U.S. tour in Cincinnati on Tuesday night.
General floor admission, also called festival seating, will return to the U.S. Bank Arena for the first time at a rock concert since the city banned the practice after a fatal stampede decades ago.
Eleven people were killed on Dec. 3, 1979, during a crush to get the best seats for a concert by The Who. Police agreed to a one-time variance for the Springsteen concert that will include security and safety measures.
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