Music's Fentanyl Crisis: Inside the Drug that Killed Prince and Tom Petty
How an opioid 30 times stronger than heroin infected the industry. Prince's sister and Tom Petty's family weigh in ...
Many of those hard-touring acts – at or near what would be retirement age in other professions – are dealing with the long-term effects of life on the road. “We’re all older, and people are starting to have carpal tunnel and injuries from playing,” says Bonnie Raitt, a recovering addict herself, who was forced to cancel an upcoming tour with James Taylor due to health problems. “It’s very difficult to not take pain meds.”
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