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

Prison Worksongs

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 Long
James Russell and Gang – I Had Five Long Years
Johnny Butler and Gang – Early In The Morning
Roosevelt Charles, Arthur Davis, Big Louisiana – All Teamed Up In Angola’s Mule Lot
Willy Rafus and Gang – I Got A Hurtin’ In My Right Side
Willy Rafus, Andy Mosely, Johnny Butler – Cleanin’ This Highway
Guitar Welch, Hogman Maxey, Robert Pete Williams – John Henry
Odea Matthews – Something Within Me
Murray Macon – Jesus Cares

BONUS some additional recordings by Dr Harry Oster at the Mississippi State Penitentiary’s Parchman Farm 1947

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