Month: April 2020

Maintaining sobriety in the music industry

Garrick 'Puddin' Howell with Greg Austin. Photo by Warren Cobb.

As you step foot into any honky tonk, you are bound to hear Merle Haggard’s voice in the distance singing, “Tonight the Bottle Let Me Down.”  For some, this would become a dark reminder of trying to maintain their sobriety in the music business. For years, it seems like Hollywood glamorized the entertainment industry.  In …