Songs, spirituals and hollers heard from behind bars. A selection of affecting, hard hitting blues and uplifting spirituals that would often accompany the slave labour of the chain gangs and beyond. From genuine prisoners to true legends and somewhere in between, enjoy a real slice of musical history.
Songs, spirituals and hollers heard from behind bars. A selection of affecting, hard hitting blues and uplifting spirituals that would often accompany the slave labour of the chain gangs and beyond. From genuine prisoners to true legends and somewhere in between, enjoy a real slice of musical history.
5060143495434

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Format: CD
Label: IMPORTS
Rel. Date: 07/29/2014
UPC: 5060143495434

Trouble So Hard / Various (Uk)
Artist: Trouble So Hard / Various Uk
Format: CD
New: Available In Store 9.99
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DISC: 1

1. Trouble So Hard - Vera Hall
2. Old Alabama -Mississippi and Louisiana State Prisoners
3. God's Gonna Cut Them Down - Golden Gate Quartet
4. Lord Have Mercy If You Please -Blind Willie McTell
5. Let Your Hammer Ring -Ramsey and Retrieve State Prisoners
6. Amazing Grace - Mahalia Jackson
7. Pick a Bale of Cotton - Leadbelly
8. The Midnight Special -Brownie McGhee, Coyal McMahan ; Sonny Terry
9. He's My Rock - Five Blind Boys 1
10. John the Revelator - Blind Willie Johnson 1
11. Take This Hammer - Horace Sprott 1
12. Keep Your Lamps Trimmed -Mississippi Fred McDowell 1
13. Wade in the Water - the Charioteers 1
14. Stand By Me - the Staple Singers 1
15. Old Dollar Mamie - '22' ; Goup 1
16. Down By the Riverside - Sister Rosetta Tharpe 1
17. Berta - Various Artists 1
18. C C Rider - Big Bill Broonzy 1
19. Told My Cap'n - Josh White 2
20. Roll Jordan Roll - the Skylarks 2
21. Rosie - C.B. ; Axe Gang 2
22. Whoa Back, Buck - Leadbelly 2
23. Another Man Done Gone - Vera Hall 2
24. O Death! - Pace Jubilee Singers 2
25. In the Evening When the Sun Goes Down -Big Bill Broonzy 2
26. Go Down, Old Hannah -Ramsey and Retrieve State Prisoners 2
27. Leave It There - Pace Jubilee Singers 2
28. Hard Time Killin' Floor Blues - Skip James 2
29. Lost John -Ramsey and Retrieve State Prisoners 3
30. It Makes a Long Time Man Feel Bad -'22' ; Group 3
31. Dark Was the Night - Blind Willie Johnson 3
32. Stackerlee - Bama 3
33. By and By - the Golden Gate Quartet 3
34. Grizzly Bear -Ramsey and Retrieve State Prisoners 3
35. Chain Gang Boun' - Josh White ; His Carolinians 3
36. Prettiest Train - '22' 3
37. I Shall Not Be Moved - Rev. Edward w. Clayborn 3
38. Black Woman - B.B. ; Group 3
39. Early in the Mornin' - '22' ; Group 4
40. I'll Fly Away - Rev. Gary Davis

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Songs, spirituals and hollers heard from behind bars. A selection of affecting, hard hitting blues and uplifting spirituals that would often accompany the slave labour of the chain gangs and beyond. From genuine prisoners to true legends and somewhere in between, enjoy a real slice of musical history.