Lore of the South

E52 The Crossroads

October 16, 2022 Kelly Crews
Lore of the South
E52 The Crossroads
Show Notes

In today's episode we talk about crossroads and why they hold such a spooky place in history.  A place of punishment, a place for summoning and a place where a Delta Blues musician might sell his soul. 

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