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Memories of old Sun-N-Sand

When I saw the obituary for Joe Martin in the Jackson newspaper, my mind shot back to a place that only exists in fading memories from three decades ago – the old Sun-N-Sand in Jackson.

Martin, 85, died Sept. 15 in Forest. A longtime resident of the Harperville community in Scott County, Joe was a professional musician. From age five, Joe Martin was a natural. He could make the bass guitar walk and talk and Joe logged a stellar 60-year career making music.Refer to the 9/25/13 print edition or the e-editon of the Picayune Item for further details of this story.