John Hurt Mississippi John Hurt-Joe Turner Blues by Editor August 11, 2020, 12:45 pm 4 Comments See more Previous article Todos Os Filmes Do JOHN TRAVOLTA Next article The Late Late Show – "John Goodman", 5.06 (2008) (1 of 2) 4 Comments Leave a Reply Read about Joe Turney (later corrupted into Turner), the subject of this song. The most feared man in West Tennessee in the late 1800s, Turney was responsible for delivering Black prisoners to the state. Almost all of the prisoners were given in return for commission to private farms etc where they were to labor in brutal conditions for the period of their sentence. Reply Love this man Reply Great gay👏👏👏🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 Reply Mar.8: Happy birthday Mississippi John Hurt (1892-1966) Thank you and God bless. RIP Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.