“Cozie and James also noticed my musical nature when I was still an infant. They said I was fixated on jukeboxes. I'd toddle over and point to one particular song -- "Honky Tonk Train Blues" by Meade Lux Lewis, a hot boogie-woogie instrumental. I'd holler until someone put a nickel in the box and played that number. Then with my little ringlets bouncing up on the top of my head, I'd do a dance and sing along with baby sounds. The second it was through, I'd start crying until someone played the damn thing again. And again. And again.”

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