Early in the Mornin'

Monday, January 16, 2012
 

Monday morning, start of the work week and MLK Day blues from Alan Lomax's recordings of black inmates singing on chain gangs. It is thought these songs and calls were descended from the era of slavery and that they were were the basis for the blues.  

1 comments:

Anonymous said...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EcwyOaYyu7Y