:: Title :: Diamond Joe
:: Genre :: dance tune, lyric song
:: 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 10/61
:: Date :: 10/6/1961
:: Reference Information :: T957.0, Track 2 (00:01:19)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The tenth of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Text: Diamond Joe, you'd better come and get me, Diamond Joe (etc). / Britches torn and cotton all patches, / Diamond you'd better come at me, Diamond Joe ? // (I'm out of doors and I got no clothes I want to come home but I can't go ? (etc.) Jones remarks: 'There's a lot of verses. It's pitiful'.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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