Work Song

Creator: 
Alan Lomax, Inmates of the Mississippi Penitentiary System
Description: 

A song sung by African-American inmates on chaingang as they cut wood.

Publisher: 
Legacy
Contributor: 
Tian Chen
Rights: 
Legacy Records, All Rights Reserved
Format: 
WAV
Language: 
English
Type: 
audio
Source: 

Excerpt from "No More, My Lawd" from Alan Lomax's album, Negro Prison Blues and Songs (1994).

Date: 
Released July 19th, 1994Recorded 1933
Location: 

Mississippi

Subject: 

Alan Lomax, Prisons, Spirituals, African-American Spirituals

Transcription: 

"I found in him a resting place, and he have made me glad."

Original Format: 
CD
Duration: 
00:00:25
Bit Rate/Frequency: 
1411 kbps