Earlier today on Facebook, Alabama shared with us some breaking news that has some major affects on the band's future. They announced that Jeff Cook, the lead guitarist and vocalist has Parkinson's Disease and will have to step down from touring. As you know, with Parkinson's, you loose control of some body functions and suffer from severe shaking in most cases. This would make it very difficult for Jeff to play the guitar or fiddle.

So what does this mean for the band? Read the full article below: