Miscellaneous Rumbles

Jeff Cook diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease


Jeff Cook (of Alabama) announced that he has Parkinson's Disease and is going to be "stepping back" from touring. The rest of the group has said that there will always be a microphone on stage for him whether he is there to use it or not.



Parkinson's is a difficult disorder to deal with as a musician. It robs you of your ability to do what has come naturally for so many decades. Although I was never a huge Alabama fan, I was familiar with them enough to know the important role that Cook played in the band and I wish him and the other band members well.

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