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Jeff Cook of ALABAMA Passes at Age 73

Jeff Cook of ALABAMA Passes at Age 73

Jeff Cook, founding member and legendary guitarist of the supergroup¬†ALABAMA, has died. Cook, a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame,¬† Musicians Hall of Fame, Fiddlers Hall of Fame and Gibson’s Guitarist of the Year, passed away peacefully yesterday, November 7, with his family and close friends by his side at his beach home…MORE

Alabama’s Jeff Cook Reveals He Has Parkinson’s Disease, Will Limit Future Band Appearances

Alabama’s Jeff Cook Reveals He Has Parkinson’s Disease, Will Limit Future Band Appearances

Alabama’s lead guitarist/fiddler/vocalist Jeff Cook revealed that he is suffering from Parkinson’s disease, a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects movement. Parkinson’s is the same disease that afflicted boxing great Muhammad Ali and currently affects actor Michael J. Fox. Jeff revealed to USA Today that he was diagnosed four years ago and bandmates…MORE