:: Title :: Interview with Bessie Jones about the benefits of fasting and of baptism
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Jones, Bessie
Lomax, Alan
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 10/61
:: Date :: 10/6/1961
:: Reference Information :: T959.0, Track 3 (00:09:25)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The tenth of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Jones fasts in order to cut down on excess and to grow closer to God. She has gone through periods when she required only one meal per day. She talks about the purpose of baptism.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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