Glen Campbell, Jim Seals and Dash Croft joined THE CHAMPS after they had a 1958 #1 hit with Tequila. Bad bad timing.
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.