So it looks like the combination of cocaine and alcohol has taken another musician’s life. Here are the facts about combining cocaine and alcohol:

In 74% of cocaine-related fatalities in the United States, another drug, usually alcohol, had been co-ingested. The addition of alcohol to cocaine increases the risk of sudden death 25-fold.

Cocaine is the most frequently reported substance associated with drug abuse or misuse deaths. Cocaine is reported in 39% of such drug deaths, ranging from 8-70% in various areas.


Amy Winehouse at my studio in 2007 #2