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Two Gandydancer Work Songs

In 1988, seven former railroad workers met in Calera, Shelby County, to reminisce and record some of their old "gandydancer" work songs. From left: Abraham Parker, Arthur James, Cornelius Wright, Willie Henderson, John Mealing, Henry Caffey, and John Cole.
Photograph by Maggie Holtzberg
Courtesy of Alabama State Council on the Arts