Revered for his work with Lil Bob of "I Got Loaded" fame, Rockin' Dopsie, and Fernest Arcenaux, Lil Buck also recorded his own killer instrumentals - including "Cat Scream" and "Monkey in a Sack" for the La Louisianne label in the late '60s.
An inductee into the Louisiana Blues Hall of Fame, Lil Buck plays with Lil Band O Gold today.
(One was an Ole Miss football cheerleader, a form of Oxford royalty. Another had perfected the art of the G-rated stacked date: cocktails with one boy at 6, dinner with another at 8, late date with another at 11.) Girls from Tupelo and Corinth were into tennis and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. There were about 150 of us, and our stories couldn't help intertwining.
Tupelo speed dating Interracial chat no register
Back row, from left: Katie Rose Guyton, Mary Schiele Daniels Scanlon, Mary Helen Sandifer Thomas, Shannon Moore Dye, Snowe Wilks Green.
Front row: Ashley Brock Farmer, Susan Mc Gee Smith, Maggie Elliott Abernathy.
By the mid-1960s, Jones was playing alongside Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown on Hoss Allen's mind-blowing TV dance show "The!!!!
Beat"; soon after, he joined the King Casuals, who were signed by Brunswick Records in '68 and released a trio of singles, "It's Gonna Be Good," "Soul Poppin'" and a soulful rendition of "Purple Haze" that rocked the blues world.
With his quartet, he performs regularly at the world-renowned Detroit jazz club, Baker's Keyboard Lounge.
A few years ago, Gibson issued twelve Scotty Moore signature guitars, a modified ES-295, one of which hangs in Memphis' Rock 'N' Soul Museum today.
Plenty of us could secretly out-drink and out-smoke (sitting or standing) the biggest barfly in town, but we took the other expectations seriously, which is how, on a bright, clear Thursday in the spring of 1987, we arrived at the moment that changed everything.
Socially Awkward and sartorially clueless (purple gel shoes, pink frosted lipstick), I got in to Chi O largely, I suspect, on the lovability of my cousin Jill, the Chi O secretary.
Don't miss what's happening in your neighborhood.