Inserting Baseball Players in Place of Their Similarly Named but Comically Unrelated Counterparts: 1. Skip James
“Skip” James was a difficult, haunted man who was torn—like many Southerners, black and white—between the Devil’s music and God’s word. He sounded like someone possessed, a one-man Southern Gothic drama…In a way, James’ story is the truest story of the blues: He led an open wound of a life, and all he got for it was minor-league, post-mortem stardom.
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