Danny Bland is a novelist, haikuist, tour manager, and master storyteller–and oh boy, he's got a lot of them to tell. Danny got his start in the music industry as a guitarist in Cat Butt, one of the earliest bands signed to Sub Pop (y'know–the label credited with birthing the Seattle grunge movement in the early '90s). Danny found himself in the throes of addiction by 1992 when his bandmate–at a loss for how to help him–called Danny's ex-Marine father. In this episode, Danny talks about his journey to and through addiction, and how he managed to continue his career in the music industry in spite of being one of the only sober people he knew at the time. Danny artfully weaves humor and anecdotes into his message of helping yourself through service of others. He's liable to bring you to laughter, to tears, and back again before you'll even know what's hit you. These days, you can usually find Danny on tour with Dave Alvin, the MC5, or the legendary Steve Earle–who lost his son, Justin Townes Earle, to addiction in August of 2020.
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