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Wake up dead man ; Afro-American worksongs from Texas prisons / Collected and edited by Bruce Jackson.

Author/creator Jackson, Bruce
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoCambridge : Harvard University Press, 1972.
Descriptionxxii, 326 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Subject(s)
Contents Alberta -- As I set down to play tin-can -- Been on the chain gang -- Believe I<U+2019>ll call the rider -- <U+2018>Berta -- Black Betty -- Black gal -- Butt cut ruler -- Captain don<U+2019>t feel sorry for a longtime man -- Chain gang blues -- Choppin<U+2019> Charlie -- Choppin<U+2019> in the new ground -- Cold penitentiary blues -- Cotton field song -- Crooked-foot John -- Crossing the river -- Delia -- Don<U+2019>t you hear my hammer ring -- Down the line -- Drinkin<U+2019> of the wine -- Drinkin<U+2019> that wine -- Drop <U+2018>em down -- Drop <U+2018>em down together -- Early in the morning -- Easy rider -- Ever since I been a man full grown -- Fallin<U+2019> down -- Fall tree -- Forty-four hammers -- Godamighty -- Godamighty drag -- Go down old Hannah -- Goodbye, my lover, goodbye -- Great Goda<U+2019>mighty -- Grey goose -- Grizzly bear -- Haming on a live oak log -- Hammer ring -- The hammer song -- I can buckle a wheeler -- If you see my mother -- I got a record -- I got the crane wing -- I heard the reports of a pistol -- I<U+2019>m going to Leland -- I<U+2019>m in the bottom -- I<U+2019>m so glad my time have come -- I need another witness -- I shall not be moved -- I was down in the bottom -- I worked old moll -- Jesus done bless my soul - Jody -- Jody calls -- Jody<U+2019>s got my wife and gone -- Jody<U+2019>s got your girl and gone -- Jody<U+2019>s song -- Joe the grinder -- John Henry -- Johnny won<U+2019>t you ramble? -- Jolly -- Julie -- Jumpin<U+2019> Judy -- Let the hammer ring -- Levee camp Holler -- Levee camp moan -- Long gone -- Long hot summer days -- The Lord<U+2019>s prayer -- Lost John -- Mack<U+2019>s blues -- The major special -- Make a longtime man feel bad -- Midnight special -- Move along <U+2018>gator -- The murder<U+2019>s home -- My Lord says there<U+2019>s room enough in heaven for us all -- Nashville blues -- No more cane on the brazos -- No more good time in the world for me -- No payday here -- Old Alabama -- Old Aunt Dinah -- Old dollar Mamie -- Old Riley -- One mo<U+2019> rounder gone -- On my way to Mexico -- Pick a bale a cotton -- Please have mercy on a longtime man -- Plumb the line -- Poor boy -- Poor boy number two -- Preachin<U+2019> in the wilderness -- Pull-do -- Raise <U+2018>em up higher -- Ration blues -- Rattler -- Ride on conquering king -- Roberta -- Shake it, mister gator -- Shorty George -- Should a been on the river in 1910 -- Skewball -- So soon this evening -- Sound off -- Spike driver blues -- Stagolee -- Stewball -- Sugarland Mary -- Sure make a man feel bad -- Take this hammer -- Tampa -- Tamp <U+2018>em up solid -- Ten Broek and Mollie -- Texarkana Mary -- Third degree -- This old hammer killed John Henry -- This old tree -- Three Moore brothers -- Timber getting<U+2019> limber -- Too much time for the crime I done -- Twenty-one hammers -- Twenty-two twenty -- Walk straight -- Woman trouble -- Wonder what<U+2019>s the matter -- Yellow gal -- Yon<U+2019> come Roberta -- You got to hurry.
General noteFor voice, in part with chorus; unacc.
LCCN 70169857

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Music Music Stacks M1977.C55 J2 ✔ Available Place Hold

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