Harold Owens


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Senior Director
Company Name
MusiCares Foundation

Harold Owens has always had a passion for music throughout his life, but has also struggled with addiction. After entering recovery and basically starting his life over, Harold wanted to give back to the people that helped him, and help others that were in the same situation he was. He went back to school, and found work in recovery centers, later becoming program director at a treatment center in Los Angeles. From there, he was offered a job with MusiCares dealing with recovery in the entertainment industry. MusiCares is a Grammy funded operation that allows musicians and other folks in the industry to get the help they need without having to worry about expenses. MusiCares has helped thousands of musicians and people in the industry and continues to support the music industry to this day.