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Haywire Mac

Haywire Mac

Harry "Haywire Mac" McClintock (1882–1957) was a man of many colors. In addition to serving in the Philippines as a civilian in the military during the Spanish-American War, he worked on the railroad, as a cowboy, stevedore, and as a union organizer with the "Wobblies" (Industrial Workers of the World). In the 1920s he got his start in radio. Sam Eskin, folk singer and folk song collector of renown, made these recordings of Haywire Mac in 1953. In addition to Haywire Mac's singing, some tracks include brief snippets of Eskin interviewing Haywire Mac. Liner notes are not available for this album; biographical information for both Haywire Mac and Sam Eskin can be found on FW05272.

Track Listing

101
Casey Jones Harry "Haywire Mac" McClintock 3:31
102
Subic Harry "Haywire Mac" McClintock 3:06
103
Stung Right Harry "Haywire Mac" McClintock 2:47
104
Outside Dan Murphy's Door Harry "Haywire Mac" McClintock 2:01
105
Long Haired Preacher (Preacher and the Slave) Harry "Haywire Mac" McClintock 3:18
106
Captain Simmons and Mr. Simms Harry "Haywire Mac" McClintock 7:12
201
Jordan Is a Hard Road to Travel Harry "Haywire Mac" McClintock 2:04
202
Darkie Uncle Ned Harry "Haywire Mac" McClintock 2:01
203
Hedge Hog Harry "Haywire Mac" McClintock 1:04
204
Uncle Jim's Rebel Soldier (Oh, I'm a Good Old Rebel) Harry "Haywire Mac" McClintock 2:41
205
Paddy Clancy Harry "Haywire Mac" McClintock 2:01
206
Pete Wells and the Negro Fireman Harry "Haywire Mac" McClintock 2:28
207
Sweet Violets Harry "Haywire Mac" McClintock 1:22
208
Utah Carroll Harry "Haywire Mac" McClintock 1:32
209
There is Nothing New in Automobiles Harry "Haywire Mac" McClintock 5:21

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