The Music in IT’S ALL IN THE GAME a 1958 number one hit by Tommy Edwards was written by Vice President Charles Dawes in 1912. Probably the most important thing he ever did. Was he talking about love or politics?
They call that northwestern chunk of the state the MISSISSIPPI DELTA. That flood plain tween the Yazoo and the Mississippi bred the longest rice, the sweetest sugar cane, the tallest cotton, bird-size mosquitos and bluesmen by the gut-bucket full. Charley Patton, Son House, JL Hooker, Muddy Waters, BB King, Bo Carter, Howling Wolf, and Robert Johnson. Now that’s a fer-tile ooze.