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Various - Jailhouse Blues flac

  • Performer: Various
  • Album: Jailhouse Blues
  • Label: Rosetta Records
  • Catalog #: RRCD1316
  • FLAC: 2993 mb | MP3: 1063 mb
  • Released: 1987
  • Country: US
  • Style: Country Blues, Field Recording, Folk
  • Rating: 4.0/5
  • Votes: 182
  • Category: Blues / Country
Various - Jailhouse Blues flac


1Beatrice PerryLevee Camp Blues1:12
2Unknown ArtistGo Way Devil, Leave Me Alone2:27
3Elinor BoyerGonna Need My Help Some Day3:08
4Unknown ArtistAnybody Here Wants To Buy Some Cabbage?2:37
5Betty Mae Bowman & Unknown ArtistLast Month Of The Year2:18
6Josephine ParkerI Gotta Man In New Orleans1:03
7Mattie Mae ThomasBig Mac From Macamere2:33
8Mary James Make The Devil Leave Me Alone1:40
9Elizabeth MooreOld Apple Tree In The Ground1:09
10Mattie Mae ThomasDangerous Blues1:31
11Mary James Rabbitt On A Log0:38
12Beatrice Perry, Leana Johnson & Mary Parks Where Have You Been John Billy?1:19
13Mattie Mae ThomasWorkhouse Blues1:57
14Eva WhiteNo Mo Freedom1:15
15Annabell Abrams & Unknown ArtistTo Be Sho1:28
16Hattie GoffMr. Dooley Don 'rest Me0:40
17Unknown ArtistRicketiest Superintendent1:35
18Hattie GoffRailroad Man0:45
19Mattie Mae Thomas & Unknown ArtistPenitentiary Blues2:42
20Josephine Douglas & Unknown ArtistNoah Built The Ark0:49
21Lucille WalkerShake Em On Down1:12
22Mattie Mae ThomasNo Mo Freedom0:45
23Edna Taylor & Unknown ArtistSusie Gal0:34
24Josephine ParkerHow'm I Doin It0:41


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
RR1316, RR 1316Various Jailhouse Blues ‎(LP, Comp)Rosetta Records, Rosetta RecordsRR1316, RR 1316US1987
RC 1316Various Jailhouse Blues ‎(Cass, Comp, Mono)Rosetta RecordsRC 1316US1987


  • Co-producerCheri L. Wolfe
  • CoverRomare Beardon
  • Liner NotesBernice Johnson Reagon, Cheri L. Wolfe, Leon F. Litwack, Rosetta Reitz
  • Mastered ByPhillip Austin
  • Photography ByDorothea Lange, Marion Post Wolcott
  • ProducerRosetta Reitz
  • Recorded ByHerbert Halpert, John A. Lomax (tracks: A10, A11, B4)


Full title :
"Mississippi Department of Archives and History presents
Women's a cappella songs from the Parchman Penitentiary
Library Of Congress field recordings, 1936 and 1939"

Booklet with extensive liner notes.


  • Mastered At – Seltzer Sound
  • Mastered At – Trutone Mastering Labs
  • Recorded At – State Penitentiary, Parchman, Mississippi