Tracklist

CD 1
#TitleArtistRatingLength
1It’s Better to Be Lucky
Big Charlie Butler1:31
2Stagolee
Lucious Curtis & Willie Ford1:45
3Walking Billy
Thomas 'Jaybird' Jones4:11
4Mississippi Sounding Call
Joe Shores2:55
5Come Here, Dog, and Get Your Bone
Jim Henry2:27
6Emmaline, Take Your Time
recorded in:
Sledge, Mississippi, United States (on 1942-08-15)
recording engineer:
Alan Lomax (on 1942-08-15)
pan flute [quills]:
Sid Hemphill
Sid Hemphill2:21
7Hog Hunt
Sid Hemphill, Lucius Smith, Will Head & Alec Askew4:45
8The Fox Hunter’s Song
Will Starks2:52
9Times Is Getting Hard
Lucious Curtis & Willie Ford3:49
10Diamond Joe
Big Charlie Butler2:18
11One Morning at the Break of Day (Wake Up Song)
Crap Eye1:59
12Workin on the Levee, Sleepin on de Ground
Jim Henry & Jeff Webster1:41
13Lord, I’m in Trouble
Joe Miller & Jim Henry2:37
14Stewball
percussion [hoes]:
unidentified men (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.)
vocals:
unidentified men (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.)
field recordings:
John A. Lomax (on 1936-04-17)
recorded at:
Unidentified camp, Parchman Farm (Mississippi State Penitentiary) in Sunflower County, Mississippi, United States (on 1936-04-17)
Dobie Red & Group5:18
15Rosie
percussion [hoes] and background vocals:
unidentified men (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.)
lead vocals:
Tim "Dobie Red" Taylor (1940's Prison Blues)
field recordings:
John A. Lomax (on 1936-04-17)
recorded at:
Unidentified camp, Parchman Farm (Mississippi State Penitentiary) in Sunflower County, Mississippi, United States (on 1936-04-17)
Dobie Red & Group2:48
16French Blues
Frank Evans2:16
17Rock Daniel
Rev. C.H. Savage2:35
18[Interview]
Rev. C.H. Savage & Alan Lomax3:11
19Hallelu, Hallelu
Henry Joiner, Annie Anderson & Group2:30
20I Couldn’t Hear Nobody Pray
Reverend C. H. Savage & Group1:08
21Conversion Experience
Henry Joiner4:37
22Let Me Ride
Reverend C. H. Savage & Group2:49
23If I Had My Way, I’d Tear the Building Down
Deacon Tom Jones, Reverend C. H. Savage & Group4:13
24Little David
Deacon Tom Jones, Reverend C. H. Savage & Group3:32
25Calvary
Rev. C.H. Savage3:28