:: Title :: Composite of field hollers
:: Genre :: holler, prison song, proto-blues, work song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Cole, Bridges Lee [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 :: T919.0, Track 15 (00:03:18)
:: 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 - Alan Lomax: "Holler made out of work song verses." Editor's note: A composite of Cap?n Don?t You Know, Goin? To Memphis, Dollar Mamie, Big Leg Rosie, Hard Rollin' Man, Goin' to Vicksburg. [Source: Tape Log]
:: Collection :: Southern U.S. 1959 and 1960

 

 

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