The University of Texas at Austin
Anglo-American Songs
Identifier: e_utfc_0641
Title: Anglo-American Songs
Description: Eight songs performed by prisoners in the Ellis State Farm, recorded by Tary Owens. Songs are performed with vocals, sometimes accompanied by guitar, and song titles include 'Hammer Ring,' 'Crooked Foot John,' and 'Here Rattler.'
County: [Walker?]
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: 1965/08/24
Creator: Johnson, Joseph 'Chinaman' (vocals); Maze, Mack (vocals, guitar); Warren, Jessie Lee (vocals); Brown
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, 21 seconds