Sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll, the old adage goes, though sometimes, people forget about the sex and rock and roll entirely.

With success as a musician comes many things: fame, pressure, money and a lifestyle that allows access to all manner of chemical substances. The history of popular music is chock full of stories of musicians and singers making questionable decisions in pursuit of misadventure and addiction, and, in some cases, losing everything as a result, leaving cautionary tales in their wake. 

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