Brian op for frail Richards.
A GAUNT Keith Richards shuffles into hospital yesterday for an operation to remove a blood clot from his brain.
One onlooker said: "Keith was very slow. He seemed frail and drained of energy."
The 62-year-old Rolling Stones guitarist was last night recovring after the surgery, which as described as "a total success."
octors discovered the clot hen Keith complained of eadaches after falling from a oconut tree he had climbed while on holiday in Fiji.
urgeons in Auckland, New ealand, drilled a tiny hole into is skull and drained off the lood. A Stones spokesman said: Keith is already up and talking ith his family." He will need a ew weeks to recuperate - elaying the start of the tones' world tour ntil June.
OP STAR: Keith arrives at hospital for surgery