• It is sad to see so many talented musicians pass away before their time.  Many people may envy the life of a rock star but probably fail to consider the difficult components of such a life style.  It appears commonalities include difficulties maintaining personal relationships, dealing with the pressures of extreme success and finding a coping mechanism beyond drugs and alcohol. I am sure the list could go on even longer. I wonder for these musicians who have struggled so, if they could change their live's path, would they?

    • As a wise man once said, "after a time, you may find that having is not so pleasing a thing after all as wanting.  It is not logical, but it is often true."  These people seem to struggle most when they are no longer in the spot light.  Look at David Cassidy, very near death for many of the same reasons, he could not deal with not being at the top any more.  I have known quite a few exceptionally wealthy people, and they are not happier, in fact quite the opposite is often true.  Their problems and the severity of their problems seem to grow disproportionately with their wealth.

  • Such a sad way to die! May he RIP!
  • Yes, it is so sad, that anyone has to deal with and die from alcoholism.  This man lived his life with a bottle in his hand.  His band mate, Bon Scott died from booze too, although a different way.  Hopefully the cure for addiction is near in our future.  We need to stop wasting our tax money irresponsibly and address the important issues in our society.  We have two sets of brat children in Washington and all they do is consume our resources fighting each other, there has to be a better way.

  • So sad...praying for his family.
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