Special Agent/Railroad Police Blues

DESCRIPTION: "Now, when I left for Ripley the weather was kind of cool...." "Now, I swung that 97...." "Now, them special agents up the country sure is hard on a man...." The singer asks the special agents to evict him near a town so he can make a recording
AUTHOR: Sleepy John Estes (1904-1977)
EARLIEST DATE: 1938 (recording, Sleepy John Estes)
KEYWORDS: train hobo technology
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-LSRail, pp. 435-436, "Special Agent/Railroad Police Blues" (1 text, 1 tune)
RECORDINGS:
Sleepy John Estes, "Special Agent (Railroad Police Blues" (Decca 7491, 1938)
File: LSRai435

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