Prison / Jail Concept Albums

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updated 9 months ago

Prison and jail concept albums and samplers, albums recorded in prisons or jails (sorted by release date)

  1. Various - Murderers' Home - Part One

    3 For Sale from $11.84

    1957, recorded by Alan Lomax at the Mississippi State Penitentiary, Parchman, USA, 1947

  2. Various - Murderers' Home - Part Two

    1 For Sale from $3.40

    1957, recorded by Alan Lomax at the Mississippi State Penitentiary, Parchman, USA, 1947

  3. Various - Murderers' Home - Part Three

    1 For Sale from $7.70

    1957, recorded by Alan Lomax at the Mississippi State Penitentiary, Parchman, USA, 1947

  4. Various - Murderers' Home - Part Four

    2 For Sale from $11.84

    1957, recorded by Alan Lomax at the Mississippi State Penitentiary, Parchman, USA, 1947

  5. Various - Murderers' Home

    1957, 'An Anthology Of Negro Worksongs Compiled By Alan Lomax'
    Original recordings made at Mississippi State Penitentiary, Parchman, USA, 1947.

  6. Various - Negro Prison Songs

    6 For Sale from $35.00

    Collection of work songs and blues recorded in 1947 at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman, Mississippi by Alan Lomax, released in 1958

  7. Various - Angola Prison Spirituals

    1 For Sale from $136.25

    1959, field recordings recorded at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, Louisiana, in the late 1950s

  8. Various - Prison Worksongs

    5 For Sale from $59.66

    Recorded at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, La., USA in 1959 by Dr. Harry Oster, released 1959

  9. Robert Pete Williams / Matthew "Hogman" Maxey* / Robert "Guitar" Welch* - Angola Prisoners' Blues

    6 For Sale from $51.14

    1960, Recorded By Folk Lyric Recording Company at Angola State Penitentiary 1959.

  10. Robert Pete Williams / Matthew "Hogman" Maxey* / Robert "Guitar" Welch* - Angola Prisoner`s Blues

    5 For Sale from $22.72

    Recorded At Angola State Penitentiary 1959 by Dr. Harry Oster, released 1960

  11. Butch Cage, Willie B. Thomas , and others* - Country Negro Jam Sessions

    1 For Sale from $60.00

    1960, some tracks are recorded at – Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola

  12. Jackie Kannon - Jackie Kannon's Prose From The Cons

    3 For Sale from $2.99

    1960, recorded live at the Southern Michigan Prison

  13. Various - Bad Man Ballads

    2 For Sale from $45.00

    1961, field recordings by Alan Lomax

  14. Robert Pete Williams - Those Prison Blues

    Recorded At Louisiana State Penitentiary At Angola by Dr. Harry Oster, released 1963

  15. Various - Negro Folklore From Texas State Prisons

    1965, Recorded By Bruce Jackson

  16. Prisoners At The Ramsey And Retrieve State Farms, Texas - Negro Prison Camp Worksongs

    17 For Sale from $24.99

    1965, Recorded by Pete and Toshi Seeger in the winter of 1951 at two Texas prison farms