Posts Tagged ‘musicians in recovery’

On ‘CONSUME,’ The JAB weaponizes rock against stigma, suffering

The JAB

Courtesy of Karen Rettig Beloved broadcaster Paul Harvey once regaled millions of listeners with his touching, poignant tales of humanity, delivered in the measured cadence of his soothing Midwestern drawl. Often, key parts of his stories were withheld until the end of the broadcast, at which point Harvey would sign off with the signature phrase…

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MusiCares offers a lifeline to recovery for artists and industry types who find themselves struggling with addiction

Past Stevie Ray Vaughan Award recipients, from left, Alice Cooper (2008), Ozzy Osbourne (2014), Smokey Robinson (2016) and James Hetfield (2006). (Photo courtesy of Grammy.com/Getty Images) In his 2000 memoir “On Writing,” novelist Stephen King detailed his battle with addiction and alcoholism, spending several paragraphs on the propensity of artists, musicians and writers to travel…

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