The University of Texas at Austin
Negro Songs
Identifier: e_utfc_0639
Title: Negro Songs
Description: Nine songs performed by prisoners at the Wynne State Farm near Huntsville, TX, recorded by Tary Owens. The songs include 'Write My Mama One More Letter,' 'Death Is Slow But Death Is Sure,' and 'Walk Out on Jesus' Name.'
City: Huntsville
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: 1965/08/23
Creator: Alexander, W.T. (singer); Veasley, Ebby (singer); Mitchell (singer); Phillips, Marshall (singer); Ti
Contributor: Owens, Tary (field recorder)
Source: UT Folklore Center Archives
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Format: Audiotape (open reel)
Size: 7 in.
Duration: 30 minutes, 57 seconds