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Chapter 12
Practical Views On Drug Use
George Frederic Handel and Hector Berlioz are alleged pre 20th
century drug users.

Louis Armstrong, Cab Calloway, Thelonius Monk, Count Basie,
Jimmy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Lionel Hampton, Charlie Parker,
and Miles Davis are alleged early 20th century drug users.

Ray Charles, Courtney Love, Whitney Houston, Kelly Osbourne,
Rick James, Billie Holiday, Jerry Garcia, John Lennon, Kurt Kobain,
Scott Weiland, Eric Clapton, Paul Mc Cartney, Graham Nash, and all
members of Pink Floyd are documented drug users.

The Doors' Jim Morrison, the Who's Keith Moon, the Sex Pistols'
Sid Vicious, Blind Melon's Shannon Hoon, Jimi Hendrix, Janis
Joplin, and the Rolling Stones' Brian Jones all died in the latter half
of the 20th century years from drug overdoses.

Do drugs stimulate or impede creativity?

A logical responsible adult must ask himself: what have I
accomplished, what have I learned? Of course, you may accomplish
some things under the influence; but to accomplish anything of
substance, you must remove the substances. Eric Clapton and
Steven Tyler are both excellent examples of this. Many artist have
improved with sobriety.