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Duncan And Brady
Composer: Traditional

Duncan And Brady was performed by the New Riders Of The Purple Sage.

Duncan and Brady is thought to be based on a true incident that occurred in St Louis in 1890.

The song was collected in Carl Sandburg's American Songbag in 1927 as Brady. Some recordings of the song have the title Been On The Job Too Long.



New Riders Of The Purple Sage

info Powerglide, New Riders of the Purple Sage, 1972
info The New Riders Of The Purple Sage / Powerglide, The New Riders Of The Purple Sage, 2002

Other recordings

no info Single (Knocking Down Casey Jones / Been On The Job Too Long), Wilmer Watts and the Lonely Eagles, 1929
info Wanted For Murder: Songs of Outlaws and Desperados, Paul Clayton, 1957
info Gambling Songs, Logan English, 1957
no info Americana, Win Stracke, 1957
info Ballads, Blues & A Spiritual, Dave Van Ronk, 1959
no info Dave Guard & the Whiskeyhill Singers, Dave Guard & the Whiskeyhill Singers, 1962
info Got A Mind To Ramble, Tom Rush, 1963
no info High Flying Bird, Judy Henske, 1964
no info Lots More Blues, Rags & Hollers, Koerner, Ray & Glover, 1964
info Gamblers Blues, Dave Van Ronk, 1965
info Festival: Newport Folk Festival 1965, Various Artists (John Koerner With Tony Glover), 1967
info Black Mountain Blues, Dave Van Ronk, 1968
info Tongue & Groove, Tongue & Groove, 1969
info Songs For Ageing Children, Dave Van Ronk, 1973
no info Original and Traditional Music, Tom Akstens, 1976
no info The Wonder of It All, Tompall Glaser, 1977
no info A Rogue's Gallery of Songs for 12-String, Gordon Bok, 1983
no info Backside of Buncombe, Volo Bogtrotters, 1988
info Blues, Songs and Ballads, Tom Rush, 1990
info Folkways Years (1959-1961), Dave Van Ronk, 1991
no info The Outlaw, Tompall Glaser, 1992
no info Steel Drivin' Man, Harvey Reid, 1992
no info Blue Diamond, The Johnson Mountain Boys, 1993
info Friend of Mine, Bill Morrissey & Greg Brown, 1993
info Blue Ribbon Bluegrass, Various Artists (Johnson Mountain Boys), 1993
info Folk Song America, Vol. 3, Various Artists (Spider John Koerner), 1994
info All Kinds of Folks: Prestige/Folklore Years, Vol. 1, Various Artists (Tom Rush), 1994
info Hills of Home: 25 Years of Folk Music on Rounder Records, Various Artists (Johnson Mountain Boys), 1995
info The Real Music Box: 25 Years of Rounder Records, Various Artists (Johnson Mountain Boys), 1995
no info Where Did You Sleep Last Night: Leadbelly Legacy, Vol. 1, Leadbelly, 1996
no info In Person, Harvey Reid, 1997
no info Times Ain't Like They Used to Be, Vol. 1, Various Artists (Wilmer Watts and the Lonely Eagles), 1997
no info Drive You Home Again, Chris Smither, 1999
no info Hear That Wind Howl, Geoff Bartley, 1999
info Complete Recorded Works: 1939-1947, Vol. 6: 1947, Leadbelly, 2000
info The Carthy Chronicles: A Journey Through the Folk Revival, Martin Carthy, 2001
no info Judy Henske/High Flying Bird, Judy Henske, 2001
no info Time-Life's Treasury of Bluegrass, Vol. 2, Various Artists (Johnson Mountain Boys), 2001
info Oh My Little Darling: Folk Song Types, Various Artists (Wilmer Watts and the Lonely Eagles), 2002
no info Trolling for Owls, Tom Rush, 2003
no info Play It for a Long Time, New Roanoke Jug Band, 2003
no info Future Blues: A Celebration of Paramount Records, Various Artists (Rhoda Vincent), 2003
info Treasury of Bluegrass: America's Music, Various Artists (Johnson Mountain Boys), 2003
no info Walks the Strings and Even Sings, Eddie Pennington, 2004
no info Blues, Rags & Hollers/Lots More Blues, Rags & Hollers, Koerner, Ray & Glover, 2004
no info Live at McCabe's Guitar Shop 3/14/03, Chris Smither, 2004
no info Street Corner Cowboys, Elijah Wald, 2004
info Paramount: Old Time Recordings, Various Artists (Wilmer Watts and the Lonely Eagles), 2004
info Classic Folk Music from Smithsonian Folkways, Various Artists (Dave Van Ronk), 2004
no info Beginner's Guide to American Roots, Various Artists (Dave Van Ronk), 2004
info Bluegrass Number 1's: A Collection Of Chart Topping Songs, Various Artists (Johnson Mountain Boys), 2004
no info She Sang California, Judy Henske, 2005
no info True Stories, Nathan Rogers, 2005
info On The Road: August 6, 2006, Eugene, OR, String Cheese Incident, 2006
info Classic African-American Ballads, Various Artists (Dave Van Ronk), 2006
no info Classic Bluegrass Collection, Vol. 3, Various Artists (Johnson Mountain Boys), 2006
info Big Judy: How Far This Music Goes (1962-2004), Judy Henske, 2007
no info Prodigal Son, Martin Simpson, 2007
no info Lonesome Shack Blues, Woody Pines, 2007
no info Black Heroes: From Stagger Lee to Joe Louis, Various Artists (Leadbelly), 2007
info Classic Bluegrass Collection, Vols. 1-4, Various Artists (Johnson Mountain Boys), 2007
info The Essential Guide To Bluegrass, Various Artists (Johnson Mountain Boys), 2007
info Tell Tale Signs: Rare and Unreleased 1989-2006: Bootleg Series, Vol. 8 (3 CD ed), Bob Dylan, 2008
info Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco February 4, 1967, Quicksilver Messenger Service, 2008
no info The Roots of Nick Drake & Sandy Denny, Various Artists (Leadbelly), 2009
no info Gastonia Gallop: Cotton Mill Songs and Hillbilly Blues, Various Artists (Wilmer Watts and the Lonely Eagles), 2009
info Retrospective 2001-2009, Railroad Earth, 2010

 
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