Deep River of Song: Alabama — From Lullabies to Blues

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Annotation

Tracks 20 & 21 previously credited to "Eight Unidentified Girls". Track 22 previously credited to "Unidentified Children".

Annotation last modified on 2008-04-02 19:50 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
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1Another Man Done Gone
recorded in:
Livingston, Alabama, United States (on 1940-10-31)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (on 1940-10-31)
vocals:
Vera Hall (on 1940-10-31)
recording of:
Another Man Done Gone (on 1940-10-31)
writer:
Johnny Cash (country music legend), Vera Hall, Alan Lomax, John A. Lomax and Ruby Pickens Tartt
Vera Ward Hall1:24
2Railroad Bill
Vera Ward Hall1:19
3Poor Lazarus
Vera Ward Hall3:18
4Been in the Jailhouse (Sun Gonna Shine in My Door Some Day)
Blind Jessie Harris2:20
5I Been Drinking
Vera Ward Hall2:44
6Honey, Take a Whiff on Me
Blind Jessie Harris3:11
7Train on a Hill (Train Imitation)
Rich Amerson4:45
8Alabama Bound
Rich Brown1:46
9Moaning (I'll Soon Be Gone)
Vera Ward Hall, Dock Reed & Henry Reed1:31
10Job, Job
Dock Reed & Vera Ward Hall2:46
11Didn't That Hammer Ring? (I Can't Hold Out No Longer)
Dock Reed & Vera Ward Hall2:54
12What Is the Soul of Man?
Vera Ward Hall, Dock Reed & Henry Reed1:22
13Knock John Booker (to the Low Ground)
recorded in:
Livingston, Alabama, United States (on 1940-10-30)
spoken vocals:
John A. Lomax
vocals:
Mary McDonald (Alabama folk/blues singer, nicknamed Molly)
field recordings:
John A. Lomax (on 1940-10-30) and Ruby Terrill Lomax (on 1940-10-30)
Mary McDonald1:40
14Wake, Sally Baker
recorded in:
Livingston, Alabama, United States (on 1940-10-30)
vocals:
Joe McDonald and Mary McDonald (Alabama folk/blues singer, nicknamed Molly)
field recordings:
John A. Lomax (on 1940-10-30) and Ruby Terrill Lomax (on 1940-10-30)
Joe McDonald & Mary McDonald2:15
15Go to Sleep (Little Baby)
Harriet McClintock2:33
16Hush, Little Baby
Annie Brewer0:43
17Come Up Horsey
Vera Ward Hall2:07
18Little Bitty Man
recorded in:
Livingston, Alabama, United States (on 1939-05-27)
field recordings:
John A. Lomax (on 1939-05-27) and Ruby Terrill Lomax (on 1939-05-27)
Mary McDonald1:08
19Titty, Give Me Some Titty
recorded in:
Livingston, Alabama, United States (on 1939-05-27)
vocals:
Mary McDonald (Alabama folk/blues singer, nicknamed Molly)
field recordings:
John A. Lomax (on 1939-05-27) and Ruby Terrill Lomax (on 1939-05-27)
Mary McDonald1:04
20Hopali
recorded in:
Atmore, Alabama, United States (in 1934-10)
field recordings:
John A. Lomax (in 1934-10) and Ruby Terrill Lomax (in 1934-10)
recorded at:
Kirby Industrial School in Atmore, Alabama, United States (in 1934-10)
Eight Unidentified Girls1:46
21Ain't Gonna Rain No More
recorded in:
Atmore, Alabama, United States (in 1934-10)
field recordings:
John A. Lomax (in 1934-10) and Ruby Terrill Lomax (in 1934-10)
recorded at:
Kirby Industrial School in Atmore, Alabama, United States (in 1934-10)
Eight Unidentified Girls0:35
22Jack, Can I Ride
recorded in:
York, Alabama, United States (on 1940-10-30)
field recordings:
John A. Lomax (on 1940-10-30) and Ruby Terrill Lomax (on 1940-10-30)
recorded at:
Mount Powell School in York, Alabama, United States (on 1940-10-30)
Group of unidentified children2:00
23Billy Goat Latin
recorded in:
Livingston, Alabama, United States (on 1937-07-20)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (on 1937-07-20)
Joe F. Williams & Booker T. Williams1:39
24Hog Hunt
Rich Amerson2:25
25I'm Chopping Cotton
Sim Tartt Group1:24
26Gin the Cotton
Harriet McClintock0:52
27Boll Weevil Blues
recorded in:
Livingston, Alabama, United States (on 1940-10-31)
vocals:
Vera Hall
field recordings:
John A. Lomax (on 1940-10-31) and Ruby Terrill Lomax (on 1940-10-31)
Vera Ward Hall1:18
28Worried Blues
Tom Bell2:44
29Steamboat Days
Rich Amerson5:01
30Carrie, Carrie
recorded in:
Mobile, Alabama, United States (on 1937-07-28)
field recordings:
John A. Lomax (on 1937-07-28) and Ruby Terrill Lomax (on 1937-07-28)
recorded at:
Alabama State Docks in Mobile, Alabama, United States
Thomas Langston, Judge Broadus, Albert Nicholson & Joe Millhouse1:23
31Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-One (Ain't Working Song)
recorded in:
Mobile, Alabama, United States (on 1937-07-28)
field recordings:
John A. Lomax (on 1937-07-28) and Ruby Terrill Lomax (on 1937-07-28)
recorded at:
Alabama State Docks in Mobile, Alabama, United States (on 1937-07-28)
Charley Campbell1:37
32Captain, I'm Getting Tired
recorded in:
Mobile, Alabama, United States (on 1937-07-28)
field recordings:
John A. Lomax (on 1937-07-28) and Ruby Terrill Lomax (on 1937-07-28)
recorded at:
Alabama State Docks in Mobile, Alabama, United States (on 1937-07-28)
Willie Carter, Albert Nicholson, Allen Gordon & David Alexander1:31