Wesley Jefferson Band plays a Sunday night gig at teh Do Drop Inn in Shelby,
MS. Owner Irene Williams, Mama Rene to locals, beleives the local juke joint
serves a valuable service to the community. The juke joints, to me, enable
the peoples to go out and ventilate. When you work hard, you're tense...
Not able to pay bills, not able to buy the amount of groceries that you
need to buy. Not able to do a lot of things that you want to do." says
Williams. "And when you go to these places you're able to ventilate
and let off the stress, and you're able to cope the next week with your