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Bukka White's experiences at Parchman Farm


Did Bukka ever talk about his experiences at the prison? Or did he not want to talk about it at all?

The book Tom Ashley, Sam McGee, Bukka White: Tennessee Traditional Singers (edited by Thomas G. Burton) might be useful.  Below is a link to small parts of a chapter in it by David Evans and Jack Hurley.

The Blind Dog Radio site ny Dave Lewis also have some lines describing Bukka White's prison experience. Like this:

Bukka White proved a model prisoner, popular with inmates and prison guards alike and earning the nickname "Barrelhouse." It was as "Washington Barrelhouse White" that White recorded two numbers for John and Alan Lomax at Parchman Farm in 1939.


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