'Alabama’s Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry Remember Jeff Cook

Teddy Gentry Remember Jeff Cook

Alabama members

Randy Owen and Teddy Gentry have spoken out about the death of their bandmate and

Cook was

73, and had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2012

“He lived

to play our music we created together,” Owen said via a statement

“He could

play any instrument he chose, but his harmonies I’ll miss the most

I’m thankful

we got to create music together for over 50 years! Wish we could play ‘My

I’m hurt

in a way I can’t describe! To Lisa, thanks for loving him and

Gentry added,

“Closer than brothers, we lived together more than with our immediate families

Jeff, along

with me and Randy, experienced the highs of undreamed success, as well as some very

None of

us were perfect, but together we had something so special it will never die

No other

guitar player I’ve known had the range of styles Jeff had

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