Various ‎– Prison Songs • Historical Recordings From Parchman Farm 1947-48 • Volume One: Murderous Home

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1 Jimpson* The Murderer's Home
Lead Vocals – Jimpson*
2 Jimpson* No More, My Lord
Lead Vocals – Jimpson*Vocals, Percussion [Axe Strokes] – Various
3 B.B. (6) Old Alabama
Lead Vocals – B.B. (6)Vocals, Percussion [Axe Strokes] – Various
4 B.B. (6) Black Woman
Lead Vocals – B.B. (6)Vocals, Percussion [Axe Strokes] – Various
5 Tangle Eye (2), Fuzzy Red, Hard Hair Jumpin' Judy
Vocals – Fuzzy Red, Hard Hair, Tangle Eye (2)
6 C.B.* Whoa Buck
Vocals – C.B.*
7 22 (3) Prettiest Train
Lead Vocals – 22 (3)Vocals, Percussion [Hoe Strokes] – Various
8 22 (3) Old Dollar Mamie
Lead Vocals – 22 (3)Vocals, Percussion [Hoe Strokes] – Various
9 22 (3) It Makes A Long Time Man Feel Bad
Lead Vocals – 22 (3)Vocals, Percussion [Axe Strokes] – Various
10 C.B.* Rosie
Lead Vocals – C.B.*Vocals, Percussion [Axe Strokes] – Various
11 Bama (3) Levee Camp Holler
Vocals – Bama (3)
12 Alan Lomax & Bama (3) What Makes A Work Song Leader?
Voice – Alan Lomax, Bama (3)
13 22 (3), Little Red, Tangle Eye (2) & Hard Hair Early In The Mornin'
Vocals, Percussion [Axe Strokes] – 22 (3), Hard Hair, Little Red, Tangle Eye (2)
14 Alan Lomax & Bama (3) How I Got In The Penitentiary
Voice – Alan Lomax, Bama (3)
15 Tangle Eye (2) Tangle Eye Blues
Vocals – Tangle Eye (2)
16 Bama (3) Stackerlee
Vocals – Bama (3)
17 Alex (78) Prison Blues
Harmonica, Vocals – Alex (78)

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First released 1957 as 'Negro Prison Songs', Tradition Records TLP-1020.
Recorded 1947 Mississippi State Penitentiary, Parchman, MS.

Mastered at Master Cutting Room, NYC.

Ⓟ & © 1997 Rounder Records Corp.

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  • Barcode: 0 11661-1714-2 8
  • Matrix / Runout: IFPI L791 154578-D2-7181-A **ROCD1714**
  • ASIN: B0000002UV

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