In this episode, Mike makes his way from Macon out to the Georgia coast to bring you more stories from the Peach State. The episode starts with the story of the song Midnight Train to Georgia and how it started as something else entirely. Then you’ll hear the tragic story of The Weeping Time, the largest slave auction in American history. Next up is the story of Oliver Hardy and how he went from a tragic childhood to a become a comedy legend. The fourth story in this episode tells the story of Little Richard, one of Rock and Roll’s earliest superstars. Finally is the story of Jim Brown who was one of football’s most celebrated players. Music for this episode comes from Savannah based band Liquid Ginger.
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