:: Title :: Dollar Mamie
:: Genre :: prison song, work song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Carter, James [axe, vocal]
Lewis, Ed [axe, vocal]
Mason, Henry [axe]
Moore, Johnny Lee [axe, vocal]
:: Setting :: Parchman Farm, Camp B
:: Location :: Parchman (Sunflower County), Mississippi (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., African American, Mississippi
:: Session :: Parchman 9/59 (Camp B)
:: Date :: 9/19-9/20, 1959
:: Reference Information :: T887.0, Track 1 (00:05:35)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Work songs and hollers recorded at Camp B at the Mississippi State Penitentiary, better known as Parchman Farm. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Alan Lomax: "chorus raises axes on 'O Yeah.' Leader on each line." [Source: Tapebox]
:: Collection :: Southern U.S. 1959 and 1960

 

 

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