Various ‎– Parchman Farm: Photographs And Field Recordings, 1947-1959

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Dust-to-Digital ‎– DTD-37
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2 × CD, Album, Remastered
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1947-'48 Work Songs And Hollers
1-1 Murderer's Home
Lead Vocals – Jimpson*
1-2 Rosie
Lead Vocals – 88*
1-3 It Makes A Long Time Man Feel Bad
Lead Vocals – 22 (3)
1-4 Whoa Buck
Lead Vocals – 88*
1-5 When I Went To Leland
Vocals – 22 (3), Hard Hat*, Little Red, Tangle Eye (2)
1-6 I'm Going To Memphis
Lead Vocals – Buzzard (7)
1-7 The Prettiest Train I Ever Saw
Lead Vocals – 22 (3)
1-8 John Henry
Lead Vocals – 22 (3)
1-9 Old Alabama
Lead Vocals – Dan Barnes (4)
1-10 Hollers
Vocals – Foots
1-11 Stewball
Lead Vocals – Bull (7)
1-12 Levee Camp Hollers
Vocals – Bama (3)
1-13 Early In The Morning
Vocals – 22 (3), Hard Hat*, Little Red, Tangle Eye (2)
1-14 I Got A Bulldog (Well I Wonder)
Lead Vocals – Dobie Red
1-15 Dollar Mamie
Lead Vocals – 22 (3)
1-16 Stackalee
Vocals – Bama (3)
1-17 I Don't Want No Jet Black Woman
Lead Vocals – Dan Barnes (4)
1-18 Did You Hear About Louella Wallace
Vocals – Bull (7), Dobie Red, Foots
1-19 Tangle Eye's Blues
Vocals – Tangle Eye (2)
1-20 Rosie
Lead Vocals – 22 (3)
1-21 I'm Going Home
Vocals – Bama (3)
1-22 No More, My Lord
Lead Vocals – Jimpson*
1-23 The Weather Get Warm
Vocals – Unknown Artist
1947-'48 Blues / 1959 Work Songs And Hollers
2-1 Lucky Song
Vocals – Floyd Batts
2-2 Disability Boogie Woogie
Harmonica, Vocals – Clarence Alexander
2-3 Berta
Lead Vocals – John Edwards (21)
2-4 Poor Lazarus
Lead Vocals – Clyde Jones (2)
2-5 Cool Drink Of Water Blues
Vocals, Guitar – John Dudley (2)
2-6 Levee Camp Holler / Interview
Vocals – Ed Lewis (3)
2-7 Black Gal
Lead Vocals – Ed Lewis (3)
2-8 I Don't Want You Baby
Guitar – Yancey (3)Vocals, Guitar – Bama (3)
2-9 Rosie
Lead Vocals – Grover Wells
2-10 Hollers
Vocals – Bridges Lee Cole
2-11 You Got A Mean Disposition
Vocals, Guitar – John Dudley (2)
2-12 Big Road Blues
Vocals, Guitar – John Dudley (2)
2-13 I'm Going Home
Lead Vocals – Ervin Webb
2-14 Berta
Lead Vocals – George Golden
2-15 Up The River
Vocals – Grover Wells
2-16 Prison Blues
Harmonica, Vocals – Clarence Alexander
2-17 Tom Devil
Vocals – Ed Lewis (3), Henry Mason, James Carter (8), Johnny Lee Moore
2-18 My Jack Don't Drink No Water
Vocals – Willie Washington (3)
2-19 Sometimes I Wonder
Guitar – Yancey (3)Vocals, Guitar – Leroy Campbell
2-20 Look For Me In Louisiana
Vocals – Henry Ratcliff
2-21 Ain't Been Able To Get Home No More
Vocals – Heuston Earms

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Notes

First released 1957 (partially) as Negro Prison Songs, Tradition Records TLP-1020.

Recorded at the Mississippi State Penitentiary, Lambert, MS. (Camp 7), November/December 1947 and Parchman, MS. (Camps 7, 11 and dairy), October 1959.

124-page hardcover book with 2 CDs, includes slipcase and foil stamping
44 audio recordings, 12 previously unreleased, all newly remastered;
77 photographs, many published here for the first time;
Essays by Alan Lomax, Anna Lomax Wood, and Bruce Jackson.
Produced by Steven Lance Ledbetter, founder of Dust-to-Digital, and Nathan Salsburg, curator of the Alan Lomax Archive.

Dimensions: 6.25 inches x 9.5 inches

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Stickered): 9 780981 734293
  • Other (Stickered): ISBN-13: 978-0-981734

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