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Mother Jones' Will

Nimrod Workman: Mother Jones' Will (Musical Traditions MTCD512)

Mother Jones' Will
Nimrod Workman

Rounder Records LP 0076 (LP, USA, 1976)
Musical Traditions Records MTCD512 (CD, UK, 2011)

Produced by Mark Wilson;
Recorded by Mark Wilson and Ken Irwin in Chattaroy, West Virginia, in March 1976;
Tracks 1-18 originally issued in 1976 on Mother Jones' Will, Rounder LP 0076;
Annotated by Nimrod Workman and Mark Wilson;
Song transcriptions by Danny Stradling;
Photography by Mark Wilson

Musical Traditions booklet notes

Musician

Nimrod Workman, vocals;
Molly Workman, vocals [20, 26]

CD Tracks

  1. Lord Baseman (Roud 40; Child 53L; G/D 5:1023; Henry H470) (2.25)
  2. My Pretty Little Pink (Roud 735) (1.05)
  3. The City Four Square (Roud 12601) (2.09)
  4. Sweet Rosie (Roud 12602) (2.28)
  5. Lord Daniel (Roud 52; Child 81) (1.19)
  6. Remember What You Told Me, Love (Roud 12604) (0.52)
  7. Rock the Cradle and Cry (Roud 12605) (1.55)
  8. Coal Black Mining Blues (Roud 12603) (1.03)
  9. Mother Jones' Will (Roud 12600) (2.02)
  10. The Drunkard's Lone Child (Roud 723) (2.51)
  11. What Is That Blood on Your Shirt Sleeve? (Roud 200; Child 13; TYG 35) (0.39)
  12. Working on This Old Railroad (Roud 12606) (0.29)
  13. Black Lung Song (Roud 12599) (2.30)
  14. I Want To Go Where Things Are Beautiful (Roud 12607) (0.43)
  15. Biler and the Boar (Roud 29; Child 18) (3.08)
  16. The Devil and the Farmer (Roud 160; Child 278; G/D 2:320) (1.30)
  17. Loving Henry (Roud 47; Child 68) (1.47)
  18. Darling Cory (Roud 5723) (2.03)
  19. The Stone That Was Hewed Out of the Mountain (Roud 23350) (0.53)
  20. Little David, Play on Your Harp (Roud 11831) (2.14)
  21. Brother Preacher (Roud 2869) (5.21)
  22. In the Pines (Roud 3421) (0.56)
  23. Newsy Women (Roud 641; Laws C19) (2.17)
  24. Oh, Death (Roud 4933) (2.03)
  25. The Carolina Lady (Roud 396; Laws O25; G/D 5:1056; Henry H474) (2.00)
  26. Little Bessie (Roud 4778) (2.44)

All tracks trad. except
Track 8-9, 13 Nimrod Workman