An item on the Atlanta newspaper’s arts & culture blog lists some writers sharing thoughts on music that inspires them. Georgia writer Lauretta Hanon, author of a book called Cracker Queen: A Memoir of Jagged, Joyful Life, includes on her list:
“St. James Infirmary Blues,” Earl Hines Trio: Fatha Hines’ spare take on this classic will leave you wallowing in grief and sobbing in despair. In a good way.
An interesting choice. I’m impressed.