Huntsville Unit

Huntsville, Texas Opened 1849 Capacity: 1,870 Inmates: 2,171 males

Someone on cellblock B struck a five-string banjo and began to sing: 'I got those cellblock blues/ I'm feeling blue all the time/ I got those cellblock blues/ Fenced in by walls I can't climb. . .' He was good. The voice and the banjo were loud, clear and true, and brought into that border country the fact that it was a late summer afternoon all over that part of the world. Out the window he could see some underwear and fatigues hung out to dry. They moved in the breeze as if...

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