:: Title :: Big Road Blues
:: Genre :: blues
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Dudley, John [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 9 (00:01:25)
:: 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 - A version of Tommy Johnson's "Big Road Blues," with "dark road" in place of "big road." Lomax titled this song "I Ain' Goin' Down the Dark Road By Myself" in the tape log. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Southern U.S. 1959 and 1960

 

 

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