V/A - TRAVELING THROUGH THE JUNGLE: NEGRO FILE AND DRUM BAND MUSIC FROM THE DEEP SOUTH Vinyl LP

V/A - TRAVELING THROUGH THE JUNGLE: NEGRO FILE AND DRUM BAND MUSIC FROM THE DEEP SOUTH Vinyl LP

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This ultra-rare Testament release is one of the first and finest presentations of the hill country fife and drum sound, one of the oldest musical practices of the Union. On this record, legendary musicologist David Evans presents the greatest musicians of North Mississippi, recorded in the 40s, 50s and 60s, by the likes of Alan Lomax. Artists include: Otha Turner, Napoleon Strickland, R.L. Boyce, and Sid Hemphill among others.

1. Old Hen Cackled, Laid a Double Egg - Ephram Carter, J.W. Jones, James Jones, & Floyd Bussey

2. Unknown Piece - Ephram Carter, J.W. Jones, James Jones, & Floyd Bussey

3. Shout, Lula with the Red Dress On - Ephram Carter, J.W. Jones, James Jones, & Floyd Bussey

4. Buck Dance - J.W. Jones & Ephram Carter

5. I Love Jesus, Yes, I Do - Ephram Carter, J.W. Jones, James Jones, & Floyd Bussey

6. Wake Up, Sal, Day Done Come, Let Me Chow Your Rosin Some - J.W. Jones

7. Old Lady Dinah Sitting by the Fire - Ephram Carter, J.W. Jones, James Jones, & Floyd Bussey

8. Jesse James - Sid Hemphill Band

9. Come On, Boys, Let's Go to the Ball - Alec Askew & (probably) Will Head

10. The Death March - Sid Hemphill Band

11. Emmaline, Take Your Time - Sid Hemphill

12. The Sidewalks of New York - Sid Hemphill Band

13. John Henry - L.W. Jones*

14. No Name Piece - Ephram Carter, J.W. Jones, James Jones, & Floyd Bussey*

15. Sal You Churn the Butter - Ephram Carter, J.W. Jones, James Jones, & Floyd Bussey*

16. Look Out of the Way - Ephram Carter, J.W. Jones, James Jones, & Floyd Bussey*

17. My Babe - Napoleon Strickland, Othar Turner, & R.L. Boyd

18. Traveling Through the Jungle - Napoleon Strickland & Fred McDowell

19. Sitting on Top of the World - Compton Jones & Othar Turner

20. Late at Midnight, Just a Little 'Fore Day - Othar Turner, Arthur Williams, & R.L. Boyd

21. Granny Will Your Dog Bite - Napoleon Strickland, Othar Turner, & R.L. Boyd

22. Number Five - Compton Jones

23. When the Saints Go Marching In - Napoleon Strickland, Jimmie Buford, & R.L. Boyd