:: Title :: Interview with Big Bill Broonzy on black men and white women, sex, and relationships
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Broonzy, William Lee Conley (Big Bill) [vocal]
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
:: Setting :: Bill Broonzy's hotel room
:: Location :: Paris (Ville-de-Paris), Ile-de-France (France)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., African American, Mississippi
:: Session :: Paris 5/52
:: Date :: 5/13/1952
:: Reference Information :: T1008.0, Track 6 (00:14:04)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - These recordings of Big Bill Broonzy were made by Alan Lomax in Broonzy's Paris hotel room while Alan was working at the Musee de l'Homme on Columbia Records' World Library of Folk and Primitive Music LP series. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Broonzy discusses the social stigma on intimacy and friendship between black men and white women. He thinks that black men are too quick to assume that when a white woman is friendly she wants sexual intimacy. Bill goes on to say that black men are interested in white women to get back at white men, and they discuss relationships in general. [Source: Editor]
0 - Big Bill Broonzy speaks with Alan Lomax about his view that a lot of Negroes "bring things on themselves." Lomax asks Broonzy about being with a white woman. Broonzy explains that he feels a black man persues a white woman to hurt the white man. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Big Bill Broonzy 1952

 

 

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