:: Title :: Forty Miles
:: Genre :: holler, prison song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Grant, Leroy [vocal]
:: Setting :: Parchman Farm, Camp 7
:: Location :: Parchman (Sunflower County), Mississippi (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., African American, Mississippi
:: Session :: Parchman 9/59 (Camp 7)
:: Date :: 9/18/1959
:: Reference Information :: T883.0, Track 10 (00:01:19)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Work songs and hollers recorded at Camp 7 at the Mississippi State Penitentiary, better known as Parchman Farm. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Alan Lomax: "wonderful voice" [Source: Tape Log]
:: Collection :: Southern U.S. 1959 and 1960

 

 

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