Shaken or Stirred: “On the outskirts of Clarksdale, Mississippi, at the end of a secluded dirt road sat a small ramshackle church. It was not a place of worship but rather where many went to seek refuge during impoverished times. Legend has it the structure was transported to the wild mint field by hand, hoisted on the shoulders of two dozen men. The outside remained simple and nondescript but the interior was aglow with pilfered neon signs, Christmas lights, and a jukebox donated by the sheriff’s son. It was a distinctly secular place where locals who knew where to find it could share moonshine, socialize, and dance their troubles away…” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one.
|Season||Summertime (and Spring)|
|Size/Cost||50ml, $95; 14ml travel size, $38|
|Soundtrack||Merlot by Deepchord, 2011|