:: Title :: Almost Done (On A Monday)
:: Genre :: ballad, blues, blues ballad, prison song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Greenwich Village, New York City (New York), New York (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., Anglo-American, Texas
:: Session :: Alan Lomax as performer I
:: Date :: 1957-1980
:: Reference Information :: T1009.0, Track 9 (00:02:22)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - These are home recordings of Alan Lomax performing six songs. He gives a brief introduction to each song, noting the key in which it will be performed.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Alan Lomax collected this song, summing up the black prison experience, from a prisoner in Bellwood County, Alabama, with his father, John Avery Lomax. "Take these stripes from off these shoulder / Take these chains from off my legs ?"
:: Collection :: Miscellaneous Recordings 1950-1990

 

 

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