:: Title :: Interview with Bessie Jones about lesbians
:: 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 10/61
:: Date :: 10/6/1961
:: Reference Information :: T960.0, Track 5 (00:10:17)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The tenth of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Jones discusses her optinions of lesbians. Jones hates it when a man dislikes children, even though men can't become pregnant. Sometimes women go with other women, and a woman like this can be so masculine that she can impregnate her partner, but the baby will be born without bones and won't survive, because God disapproves. It's hard to tell a person's sexual orientation at first acquaintance. As the song says, "You better shop around."
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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