From Neil Young to John Lennon: 7 classic songs written about the crippling effects of drug addiction

10/23/21–According to an article written by Mick McStarkey and published in Far Out magazine, addiction has given rise to some of the most iconic songs ever written. A deeply personal and often very bleak subject, music has proven itself time and time again to be the greatest healer. McStarkey further expresses in his article that as the journey from addiction to recovery is often a very tortuous and never-ending time for the beholder, in many ways, lyrics and music have acted as another mode of therapy, helping those affected on their way to the light. Read