:: Title :: Bow On My Knees And I Pray
:: Genre :: religious song, spiritual
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Jones, Bessie
:: Setting :: Alan Lomax's apartment, 3rd Street
:: Location :: Greenwich Village, New York City (New York), New York (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., African American, Sea Islands, Georgia
:: Session :: Bessie Jones IV 9/61
:: Date :: 9/27/1961
:: Reference Information :: T953.0, Track 2 (00:03:26)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The fifth of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Text: They tell me of a sister / She used to shout and pray, / We thought she had religion / Until she come to die / And you ought to heard her tell / How she made up her bed in hell, / Now I'm going to bow on my knees and I pray (etc.) .
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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