:: Title :: You's One Little Rat (Black Rat Swing)
:: Genre :: blues
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Blackman, Harold
Webb, Ervin [vocal]
:: Setting :: Dairy Camp, Parchman Farm Penitentiary
:: Location :: Parchman (Sunflower County), Mississippi (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., African American, Mississippi
:: Session :: Parchman 10/59
:: Date :: 10/7-10/9, 1959
:: Reference Information :: T920.0, Track 1 (00:02:03)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Hollers, work songs, and guitar blues recorded at the dairy camp of the Mississippi State Penitentiary, better known as Parchman Farm. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - A version of Memphis Minnie's 1941 "Black Rat Swing." Lomax misheard the lyrics and identified it as "You'se One Little Wretch."
:: Collection :: Southern U.S. 1959 and 1960

 

 

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