Who is Teddy Gentry? Why popular band member is arrested? Did Teddy smuggle drugs?
Teddy is a 70-year-old founding member of a country band Alabama. He is accused of keeping a marijuana joint and one more drug called Paraphernalia is recovered from the old man.
Who is Teddy Gentry?
He is an Emmy winner Bass player and he also founded the country band Alabama. He was apprehended on Monday. He will be produced in court on the drug abuse charges.
Why was Teddy Gentry arrested?
Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office in Alabama confirmed Gentry was booked on suspicion of unlawful possession of marijuana in the second degree and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. We have tried to reach Gentry about the matter after he was let go by the police from the Cherokee county detention center at 10:38 PM. None of Teddy Gentry’s numbers are reachable right now.
What happened to country Band Alabama after winning Emmy?
Alabama is not in the news but they won an Emmy 40 years ago. Since then they are playing small gigs here and there to survive, they have been playing all their lives in many concerts. They were a powerful name at the beginning of the 1980s. They won the vocal group award for 3 years back to back.
The band has won an Emmy and a Grammy.
“The Closer You Get.” was the album that won them an important award called CMA’s. The same song won them a Grammy in 1984. Alabama has been performing for over 40 years and they have been honored with the country music hall of fame in 2005. Awards like these try to make old musicians relevant but it is usually difficult.