:: Title :: Dogging Steel
:: Genre :: railroad song, track-lining song, work song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Unidentified men [vocal]
Willie [vocal]
:: Setting :: Track-lining on a West Virginian railroad section
:: Location :: Williamson (Mingo County), West Virginia (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., African American, West Virginia
:: Session :: Williamson 9/59
:: Date :: 9/3/1959
:: Reference Information :: T858.0, Track 1 (00:01:37)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - A work song sung by men (called a "Negro Extra Gang" in Lomax's field log) laying steel track. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Alan Lomax: "Heavy." [Source: Tape log]
:: Collection :: Southern U.S. 1959 and 1960

 

 

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