Music

Music about prisons and prisoners.

Individuals songs are linked to an album where the song can be found, with the date being the year of the album release. (If you can provide better data, please do.) The Lyrics link will search google for the lyrics to the song. In the case of entire albums about prisons, we listed the album instead of each song.

Entire Albums

  • No More Prisons 2, by Various Artists (2003) Buy CD
  • Prison, by Merle Haggard (2001) Buy CD
  • No More Prisons, by Various Artists (2000) Buy CD
  • Negro Prison Blues & Songs, by Alan Lomax, Various Artists - Folk (1994) Buy CD

Individual Songs

  • Walls of a Prison, by Marty Stuart on Country Music (2003) Lyrics Buy CD
  • Prison Song, by System of a Down on Toxicity (2001) Lyrics Buy CD
  • Hurricane, by Bob Dylan on Essential Bob Dylan (2000) (about Rubin Hurricane Carter) Lyrics Buy CD
  • I Don't Know Where I'm Bound, by Johnny Cash on At San Quentin (The Complete 1969 Concert) [LIVE] (2000) Lyrics Buy CD
  • San Quentin, by Johnny Cash on At San Quentin (The Complete 1969 Concert) [LIVE] (2000) Lyrics Buy CD
  • New Homes for Idle Hands, by Propagandhi on Today's Empires, Tomorrow's Ashes (2000) Lyrics Buy CD
  • Chain Gang, by Sam Cooke on Greatest Hits (1998) Lyrics Buy CD
  • Prison Trilogy (Billy Rose), by Joan Baez on Greatest Hits (1996) Lyrics Buy CD
  • Sing Me Back Home, by Merle Haggard on 16 Greatest Hits (1995) Lyrics Buy CD
  • Branded Man, by Merle Haggard on 16 Biggest Hits (1995) (how society wont forget a criminal conviction) Lyrics Buy CD
  • Mama Tried, by Merle Haggard on 16 Biggest Hits (1994) Lyrics Buy CD
  • Lost in Tha System, by Da Lench Mob on Guerrillas in Tha Mist (1992) Lyrics Buy CD
  • Capital Punishment in America, by Da Lench Mob on Guerrillas in Tha Mist (1992) (great history, although I think they got the year of the last public execution wrong) Lyrics Buy CD
  • I'm Here To Get My Baby Out Of Jail, by Everly Brothers on Cadence Classics: Their 20 Greatest Hits (1986) Lyrics Buy CD

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