This is a story about a little town, called Skid Row, in Mississippi.
The music that played at Skid Roar Barbershop in Skidrow, Mississippi, was not just for kids.
It was for everyone.
For years, the barbershop, known as Skid row, had been a place where people could meet, have a drink, smoke and dance.
But in the 1970s, it became a hub for drugs, violence and crime.
The barbershops became a haven for addicts, drug dealers and criminals.
People in Skids Row started taking drugs, smoking and being violent.
And so Skid rows reputation took a turn for the worse, thanks to the arrival of skid rows bands in the town in the mid 1970s.
When the band first came to Skid roars town, it was like the end of the world, said one barber, who gave only his first name, Larry.
The first band that came to the barber shop was a skid band called The Black Licks.
Larry, who said he was from Skid Rock, said they played a little blues and rock and roll, but the real star of the show was the skid bands songs.
The BlackLicks were a real hit.
They were in the band at Skids Rock for 20 years, Larry said.
And then, when they moved to the big city, the skids went back to their roots.
Larry said that it was hard to imagine what it would be like to live in Skiddoe, Mississippi and the BlackLick is the only band that has come back.
“This was my life, but now I have to do this,” Larry said, “And I have no choice.”
It was a long road, said his father, John, a barber who said that he came to see his son’s future.
The only way he can do it is to keep working, John said.
“I told him, you know what, he needs to quit smoking, stop stealing, stop doing drugs.
Just do it.”
But it is hard to leave a life that has been so positive, said John, who lives in Los Angeles and is now a barbers.
He said that when he got into barbering, he didn’t realize the impact of what his son had done.
“My son is gone, and I lost a son, a son who has a future,” he said.
He added, “You’ve got to be a real tough guy.
You’ve got a job to do.
You can’t let the people in Skidding Rock have you.”
The BlackLoicks is the first band to come back to Skids Roar and it was a big success.
The band had its biggest hits with “Sweet Little Sixteen,” “Sweet Sweet Sixteen” and “Dance.”
In a way, it is a tribute to the first time the barbs skid rock hit Skids Rollers town.
Larry and his father are proud of the BlackLoics success, Larry added.
The Skids Loins barbers are proud too.
The bands name is still on the barbed wire and in the bar, where you can see their skid barbers, and in their home, where Larry has been living since his son left.
John said that his son told him that he will always be the one to say, “It’s all over,” Larry added, referring to the death of his son.
It’s a sad time in Skida, Larry noted, as the skidding continues.
But it’s a time of hope and optimism, and it’s time to turn our focus back to our kids.