Various - Negro Folklore From Texas State Prisons (Folklore Noir Des Prisons D'Etat Du Texas)

  • Artist: Various
  • Category: Blues
  • Name: Negro Folklore From Texas State Prisons (Folklore Noir Des Prisons D'Etat Du Texas)
  • Size: 1416mb
  • Quality: FLAC, MP3





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A1 Johnny Jackson Raise 'Em Up Higher (Worksong)
Backing Vocals – Houston Page, James W. Hobbs, William Evans Lead Vocals – Johnny Jackson
2:55
A2 Marshall Phillips Don't Look So Downhearted, Buddy (Toast) 1:23
A3 Joseph "Chinaman" Johnson Move Along 'Gator (Worksong)
Backing Vocals – Arthur "Lightning" Sherrod, Jesse Lee Warren, L. Z. Lee, Mack Maze, W.D. "Alec" AlexanderLeader – Joseph "Chinaman" Johnson
3:28
A4 Joseph "Chinaman" Johnson Three Moore Brothers (Cante Fable) 5:04
A5 Johnnie H. Robinson & Eddie Ray Zachery Assassination Of The President (Topical Gospel)
Backing Vocals – Clem A. Martin, Douglas Cannon, James Johnson , Johnnie Adams, Leroy MartindellLead Vocals [First] – Johnnie H. RobinsonLead Vocals [Second] – Eddie Ray Zachery
2:36
A6 George White Don't Be Uneasy (Spiritual) 1:50
A7 Matt Williams , Jesse "G.I. Jazz" Hendricks Rattler (Worksong)
Backing Vocals – Albert Spencer, C.B. "Snuffy" Kimble, D. J. Miller, David Walker , James A. Champion, James Hampton , Lee Curtis Tyler, Louis "Bacon & Porkchop" Houston, Venesty WelesLead Vocals [First] – Jesse "G.I. Jazz" HendricksLead Vocals [Second] – Matt Williams
5:16
B1 Johnny Jackson Hammer Ring (Worksong)
Backing Vocals – Houston Page, James W. Hobbs, William Evans Lead Vocals – Johnny Jackson
1:25
B2 Louis "Bacon & Porkchop" Houston T. B. Bees (Toast) 1:00
B3 Mack Maze If You See My Mother (Blues) 1:33
B4 Joseph "Chinaman" Johnson Just LIke A Tree Planted By The Water (Worksong)
Backing Vocals – Arthur "Lightning" Sherrod, Jesse Lee Warren, L. Z. Lee, Mack Maze, W.D. "Alec" AlexanderLead Vocals – Joseph "Chinaman" Johnson
3:50
B5 Houston Page See How They Done My Lord (Spiritual)
Backing Vocals – James W. Hobbs, Johnny Jackson , William Evans Lead Vocals – Houston Page
2:13
B6 W.D. "Alec" Alexander Daniel In The Lion's Den (Preaching Parody) 4:17
B7 Virgil Asbury Forty-Four Hammers (Worksong)
Backing Vocals – Floyd James , Henry Landers, John Bell , John Gibson , Lemon Jefferson, Morgan White Lead Vocals – Virgil Asbury
4:36

Companies, etc.

  • Licensed From – Elektra Records

Credits

  • Recorded By, Edited By – Bruce Jackson

Notes

Red label with "Mode Serie Vogue International Industries" logo, minor variations on back sleeve
Front sleeve still "Mode Disque"

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): MDEKL. 2085 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A): X MDEKL 2085 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): MDEKL. 2085 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B): X MDEKL 2085 B

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
EKS-7296 Various Negro Folklore From Texas State Prisons ‎(LP) Elektra EKS-7296 US 1965
mdekl 9460 Various Negro Folklore From Texas State Prisons ‎(LP) Disques Vogue mdekl 9460 France 1966
EKS-7296 Various Negro Folklore From Texas State Prisons ‎(LP) Elektra EKS-7296 US 1965
VPA 8087 Canti Dei Carcerati Negri Nei Penitenziari Dello Stato Del Texas ‎(LP, Album) Vedette Records VPA 8087 Italy Unknown
236 511 Various Negro Folklore From Texas State Prisons ‎(LP) Polydor 236 511 UK 1966