Note: Preceded by announcement: "This is the way I rap the boys up at Camp 3 every morning. Parchman, Mississippi. My name is Scrap Iron." His pronunciation of his name led John Lomax to identify him as "Crap Eye" but, given the percussion he employs for this "shack-rousting" song, it is clear why he was so-called.
About the session: The first of the Lomax recordings made at Parchman Farm—songs and hollers recorded in several of the penitentiary's camps.
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