Posted by on May 8, 2018

File: 6647B1


Title: Unloading steel from cars

Subject: Houston Bacon

Recording Date: 8-8-1942

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Genre: work song

Instrument: vocal

City: Clarksdale

State: Mississippi

Setting: Delta Tourist Camp

Editor Notes:

Followed by Lomax interview about “chunk[ing] iron” in advance of laying track.

Identified by Lomax as the Delta Tourist Camp (suggested by Chris Smith to be the Delta Tourist Courts • 1600 N. State St. in Clarksdale)

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