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Petty Recounts Bassist's Heroin-Fueled Demise

Discussion in 'News & PR' started by TalkBass, Aug 6, 2005.

  1. TalkBass

    TalkBass News Poster

    Mar 12, 2004
    <p>It was one of the most surprising news stories about Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, the last thing you'd expect to read, because bassist <strong>Howie Epstein</strong> was one of the sweetest, low-key guys on earth. But there it was, in black- and-white - he'd been arrested with his longtime girlfriend, Carlene Carter, in a stolen car with a bunch of heroin. <a href="http://www.insidedenver.com/drmn/entertainment_columnists/article/0,1299,DRMN_84_3981491,00.html">Read more.</a></p>