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Negro Prison Camp Worksongs LP Folkways (FE 4475) 1956

Negro Prison Camp Worksongs All tracks performed by Prisoners at the Ramsey and Retrieve State Farms, Texas (recorded 1951). Let Your Hammer Ring Here, Rattler, Here Chopping In The New Ground Mighty Bright Light Go Down Old Hannah Grizzly Bear Lost John You Got To Hurry I Need More Power We Need Another Witness

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Negro Folklore from Texas State Prisons-Elektra (EKS-7296) 1965

Negro Folklore from Texas State Prisons¬†Elektra (EKS-7296) 1965 Work Songs, Blues, Spirituals, Preaching, Toasts Johnny Jackson (lead) – Raise ‘Em Up Higher (worksong) Marshall Phillips – Don’t Look So Downhearted Buddy (toast) Joseph “Chinaman” Johnson (leader) – Move Along ‘Gator (worksong) Joseph “Chinaman” Johnson – Three Moore Brothers (Cante-fable) Johnnie H. Robinson (first lead,) Eddie […]

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Prison Worksongs 1959 (Louisiana Folklore Society LFS A-5)

Prison Worksongs 1959 (Louisiana Folklore Society LFS A-5) Big Louisiana, Reverend Rogers, Roosevelt Charles – Berta Guitar Welch, Hogman Maxey, Andy Mosely – Take This Hammer Reverend Rogers, Big Louisiana, Jose Smith – Stewball Odea Matthews – Five Long Years For One Man Guitar Welch, Hogman Maxey, Andy Mosely – Alberta Let Your Bang Grow […]