The University of Texas at Austin
Anglo-American Songs
Identifier: e_utfc_0642
Title: Anglo-American Songs
Description: Three songs and four 'toasts' performed by prisoners in the Ellis State Farm, recorded by Tary Owens. Both songs and toasts performed with vocals, sometimes accompanied by guitar. Song titles are 'John Henry,' 'Things I Used to Do,' and 'Go Down Hold Hannah.' Toast titles include 'Life of a Junkie' and 'Sadie Brown.'
County: [Walker?]
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: 1965/08/24
Creator: Johnson, Joseph 'Chinaman' (vocals); Warren, Jessie Lee (vocals); Brown, Milton (guitar); Tippen, Da
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, 15 seconds