Song: Prisoner's Song, The

Written by Guy Massey

The Vernon Dalhart recording of THE PRISONER’S SONG charted for 32 weeks, twelve at No. 1, during 1925 and 1926. It became one of the best-selling records of the early twentieth century, with at least two million copies sold, as well as over a million copies of the sheet music to the tune.

Recordings of this song:

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recording details  Louis Armstrong save license this
recording details  Dave Brubeck Octet save license this
recording details  Vernon Dalhart save license this
recording details  Burl Ives save license this
recording details  Sonny James save license this
recording details  The Kentucky Colonels save license this
recording details  Brenda Lee save license this
recording details  Bill Monroe save license this
recording details  Uncle Mort save license this
recording details  Saundra Rucker save license this
recording details  Carl Spencer save license this