:: Title :: Interview with Bessie Jones about leprechauns and I Got A Right To The Tree Of Life
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Jones, Bessie
Marchand, Antoinette [vocal]
:: 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 11 (00:07:13)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The fifth of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - "Leprechaun" was a name used for white people, who stole knowledge of medicine from the black Africans. God is the ultimate doctor, says Jones, and no medicine can save you once God is ready to come for you.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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