Sunday, August 11, 2013

Songs About Prison

Songs About Prison


samslam said...

"When I Leave These Prison Walls" by the Larks on Apollo deserves to be mentioned. Written by lead singer Gene Mumford who was released after being wrongly convicted. It's one of the most beautiful RnB group songs of the early fifties.(1951) The 45 will still bring four figures at auction.

Unknown said...

Mumford had a great voice.

Anonymous said...

"I turned 21 in prison, doing life without parole..."

Merle Haggard, Mama Tried


Steve Oerkfitz said...

Don't Pick Up the Soap for Anyone Else But Me by Stan Ridgeway for John Waters movie Pecker.