Dallas Taylor, rock drummer beat drugs and counseled others to follow lead

January 19, 2015 7:42 PM

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Rhythm man for Crosby, Stills and Nash, Taylor also played with Jimi Hendrix. But his real feat was overcoming addiction

Dallas Taylor tried to commit suicide in 1984 by stabbing himself in the stomach with a butcher knife. “My wife came in, and I remember her looking at me like she was just plain fed up,” he recalled. “I said, ‘Listen, if I’m still alive in the morning, take me to the hospital.’” He did survive, h...

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