Luke Jackson is a cool, gutsy prisoner in a Southern chain gang, who, while refusing to buckle under to authority, keeps escaping and being recaptured. The prisoners admire Luke because, as Dragline explains it, "You're an original, that's what you are!" Nevertheless, the camp staff actively works to crush Luke until he finally breaks. Written by
He was a cool customer. . .until the law made it hot for him!
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Did You Know?
Luke's legendary consumption of 50 eggs was repeated in a _Jackass_ episode in 2001. See more
When boss Godfrey shoots the bird from the sky, the wire pulling it down can be seen. See more
Anything so innocent and built like that just gotta be named Lucille.
There Ain't No Grave Gonna Hold My Body Down
Written by Claude Ely
Performed by Harry Dean Stanton See more