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Rock Hall of Fame postscript: Rock 'n' roll without the drugs?
Rock Hall of Fame postscript: Rock 'n' roll without the drugs?

“Sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll!” has been the rallying cry in rock music for the last half-century, yet some of the most moving moments during Saturday’s induction ceremony at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland revolved around musicians who got sober — and those who didn’t. That wasn’t lost on new inductee Bill Withers, whose induction by Stevie Wonder came late in the nearly six-hour marathon, when he stepped to the microphone and said, “One thing occurred to me tonight: This has got to be the largest AA meeting in the Western Hemisphere.” CLASSIC ROCK: Follow us on Facebook The topic was relevant for many of the...

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