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Drugs are bad, ok? Joe Walsh saves the day with some perspective

Creating While CleanSteven Tyler, Julien Baker, Ben Harper, Jason Isbell, Joe Walsh, and other sober musicians on how to thrive creatively without drugs or booze.

*** postscript commentary on Keith Moon at bottom
I was just in the garage doing some chores and Joe Walsh came on, which always makes me happy.  I then thought about this article I read a year or two ago and i had to laugh.  It's a really thoughtful and well written piece interviewing famous rock stars who have gotten clean over the years.  If you follow any kind of drug rehab story ever told, the tropes are all there.  They have some real heavy hitters in this piece, too.  Steven Tyler, Trey Anastasio, Joe Walsh, and others.As I mention, the arc of the narrative is pretty predictable.  they talk about the partying and rock bottom and what it has all meant.  Invariably, they also almost all echo the familiar 'I thought I was having fun, but the reality is I was miserable, and covering up repressed pain.  I was on a se…

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