:: Title :: Interview with Bessie Jones about Diamond Joe
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Jones, Bessie
Lomax, Alan
:: 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 3 (00:01:50)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The tenth of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Diamond Joe (signifying money or someone who has money) is about a person in trouble calling for help. Alan Lomax sings a line of Delia's Gone. Jones recalls that her Uncle had a similar song called Leola.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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