Sounds of Middlesboro, KY and around

Only a Miner by Cadle, Tillman The Great Judgement Morning by Congregation of the Church of Ten Elders Around the same times, Henry Harrison Mayes was active, Alan Lomax traveled through Appalachia and recorded the music of the people there and the people themselves. Some recordings were released on Folkways, like When Kentucky Had No Union…

The Legend of Harrison Mayes by Just Off The Wilderness Road

The Legend of Harrison Mayes Liner Notes | Just Off The Wilderness Road It all began a hundred years agoWhen he painted a pig ‘cause the good Lord told him soGet right with God was what it had to sayThis is the legend of Harrison Mayes Up Mingo holler, down in a mineA broken rail…