:: Title :: Discussion with Bessie Jones about guitar lessons and dance styles
:: 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 5 (00:04:08)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The tenth of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Lomax, who is himself taking guitar lessons, offers to pay for some for Jones. Leola was played as a dance song and shout. It is about a woman running around with many men. Jones explains that dance steps vary from region to region.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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