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Jesse Fuller: Working on the Railroad

Jesse Fuller: Working on the Railroad (World Song WS-1)

Working on the Railroad
Jesse Fuller “The Lone Cat” (1896-1976)

World Song Records WS-1 (10" LP, USA, 1955)
Topic Records 10T59 (10" LP, UK, 1959)

Jesse Fuller: Working on the Railroad (Topic 10T59)
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Recorded in El Cerrito, California ca 1954 by Margaret and Irwin Goldsmith

Musicians

Jesse Fuller, vocals, 12-string guitar, harmonica, kasoo, sock cymbals, fotdella

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Railroad Worksong (5.59)
  2. Lining up the Track (1.11)
  3. John Henry (Roud 790; Laws I1) (6.42)
  1. Railroad Blues (5.20)
  2. San Francisco Bay Blues (Roud 20960) (3.29)
  3. Hanging 'Round a Skin Game (4.07)

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Jesse Fuller: Move On Down the Line

Jesse Fuller: Move On Down the Line (Topic TSCD134D)

Move On Down the Line
Jesse Fuller (1896-1976)

Topic Records 12T134 (LP, UK, 1965)
Fledg'ling Records FLED 3074 (CD, UK, July 2009)
Topic Records TSCD134D (digital download, UK, July 2009)

Jesse Fuller: Move On Down the Line (Topic TSCD134D)
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Tracks 1-6 were recorded in Cecil Sharp House, London by Peter Kennedy on March 19, 1965, first released on the Topic 12" LP Move On Down the Line (12T134) in 1965. Tracks 7-12 were recorded in El Cerrito, California by Margaret and Irwin Goldsmith circa 1954, first released in Britain on the Topic 10" LP Working on the Railroad (10T59) in 1960; all except track 7 were also included on 12T134.
Sleeve notes by Joe Boyd, 1965

Musicians

Jesse Fuller, vocals, 12-string guitar, harmonica, kasoo, sock cymbals, fotdella

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Move On Down the Line (4.25)
  2. Stealing (2.35)
  3. Ninety Nine Years and One Dark Day (2.54)
  4. Animal Fair (3.42)
  5. Sleeping in the Midnight Cold (3.10)
  6. Stackolee (Roud 4183; Laws I15) (3.47)
  1. Railroad Worksong (5.59)
  2. Lining up the Track (1.11)
  3. Hanging 'Round a Skin Game (4.07)
  4. Railroad Blues (5.20)
  5. San Francisco Bay Blues (Roud 20960) (3.29)
CD bonus track
  1. John Henry (Roud 790; Laws I1) (6.42)