Seven Years After a Devastating Brain Injury, Legendary Songwriter Rick Roberts is Back

All told, the entire incident was more embarrassing than scary.

In 2006, Rick Roberts, songwriter and singer of the country-rock-blues sensation Firefall and the Flying Burrito Brothers, stumbled on a rug in his home, sending him head-first into a kitchen island.

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Oakland Childers has been a music journalist since he was sixteen.