Alabama Bassist, Teddy Gentry, Was Busted With Weed In AL

Teddy Gentry, one of the founding member of Alabama (the greatest country band ever), learned a hard lesson (which is why I live in Colorado) marijuana laws are still a thing.

Teddy was busted Monday morning in Cherokee County, Alabama just after 10:30 AM for unlawful possession of weed and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. In the great state of Alabama recreational marijuana is strictly prohibited. He was released 30 minutes after he was booked and freed on his own recognizance without bail. Both charges are misdemeanors.

Quick history on the greatest country band ever, Alabama was formed all the way in 1969 and their original name was Wild Country (thank God that didn’t last), because they changed it to Alabama in 1977. They sold a shit ton of albums and had 33 #1 songs on Billboards Hot Country Songs chart. Hits included…”Tennessee River,” “Mountain Music,” “Dixieland Delight,” “The Closer You Get,” “Song of the South,” “Roll On (Eighteen Wheeler)” and the list goes on.

As for Teddy Gentry, he’s 70 years young now and still going strong … and still partaking!

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