By Artist Shaan

Alabama's Teddy Gentry was detained on drug-related accusations.


In Fort Payne, Alabama, Teddy Gentry, 70, was detained for misdemeanour second-degree marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Sheriff Jeff Shaver said that Gentry was detained after a traffic stop to the local news source

Gentry, Randy Owen, and Jeff Cook, all cousins, started the band Alabama in Fort Payne in 1969.

They scored numerous singles and platinum records by the 1980s, making them one of country music's most popular bands. 

Among many other well-known songs, the band is most known for "Dixieland Delight" and "Song of the South."