Good news!Chris "Citrus" Sauthoff
appears to be on his way to making a recovery from the minor stroke he recently suffered. The sensation in his hand is evidently improving. Just the same, it's going to be a while before he's back to 100 percent, and so in the meantime,
, a friend and fellow member of the scene, has established aPaypal account
to help the guitarist out while he gets back to good.
Original item (11/17/11): Prayers for a speedy recovery go out this morning to Chris "Citrus" Sauthoff, who has suffered a small stroke. The gifted guitarist (U.S. Pipe, Lord of Word, P-Funk) suspected something was wrong earlier this week when he began having difficulty with his picking hand, and after undergoing an MRI, he received confirmation that he had indeed had a small stroke. His recovery seems promising; this morning, he played some scales and worked on some finger-picking. "It will take a lot of work," he writes on Facebook, adding, "i Will make U dance." We're going to hold you to that, bro.
If you like this story, consider signing up for our email newsletters.
SHOW ME HOW
You have successfully signed up for your selected newsletter(s) - please keep an eye on your mailbox, we're movin' in!
Follow Backbeat on Twitter: @westword_music