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Work Song
Nat Adderley, Oscar Brown jr
From the Brown's first album Sin and Soul ... and Then Some released in 1960.

Recording sessions
1961: New York
Breaking rocks out here on the chain gang
Breaking rocks and serving my time
Breaking rocks out here on a chain gang
 
 
1963 April 12: New York Carnegie Hall
One two one two three

Breaking rocks out here on the chain gang
 
 
1963: New York
Breaking rocks out here on the chain gang
Breaking rocks and serving my time
Breaking rocks out here on the chain gang
 
 
1963 July 4: Newport (US-RI) 9th Jazz Festival
 
1966 August 26: New York RCA
Breaking rocks out here on the chain gang
Breaking rocks and serving my time
Breaking rocks out here on the chain gang
 
 
Unknown recording session
1965 single 2 Forbidden Fruit + Work Song Pye Records UP-456-Y (JP)