Russell Lee Gallery Music

Miner and Russell Lee exhibit title.

The music playing in the Power & Light exhibit is a mixture of jazz, folk, blues, and country music from the time of the coal survey and more recent interpretations. They include:

  1. “Sixteen Tons,” George Davis, 1967

  2. “Sentimental Journey,” Doris Day featuring Les Brown and his Orchestra, 1945

  3. “Hoo Doo Blues,” Carl Martin, Ted Bogan and Tommy Armstrong, 1972

  4. “Ain't that Just Like a Woman,” Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five, 1946

  5. “One Dime Blues,” Etta Baker, 1991

  6. “Five Minutes More” Frank Sinatra, 1946

  7. “Coal Miner's Boogie,” George Davis, 1967

  8. “The L & N Don't Stop Here Anymore,” Jean Ritchie, 1965

  9. “Candyman,” Etta Baker, 1999

  10. “Dark as a Dungeon,” Odetta, 1960

  11. “Roll on Buddy,” Roscoe Holcomb, 1998

  12. “Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens,” Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five, 1946

  13. “When Kentucky Didn't Have Any Union Men,” George Davis, 1967

  14. “Accent-tu-ate the Positive,” Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters, 1944

  15. “Noche de Ronda,” Trios Los Panchos, 2023

  16. “You'll Never Leave Harlan Alive,” Patty Loveless, 2001

  17. “John Henry,” Etta Baker, 1991

  18. “Atomic Cocktail,” Slim Gaillard, 1945

  19. “Pallet on Your Floor,” Brownie McGhee, ca. 1940s

  20. “Java Jive,” The Ink Spots, 1940

  21. “Petootie Pie,” Ella Fitzgerald with Louis Jordan, 1946

  22. “I Don't Want Your Millions Mister,” Almanac Singers, 1955

  23. “I'm Beginning to See the Light,” Harry James with Kitty Kallen, 1944

  24. “Harlan County Blues,” Mike Seeger, 1966

  25. “Coal Miner's Blues,” Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard, 2001