:: Title :: Commentary by Bessie Jones on cabbage and death
:: 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 V 10/61
:: Date :: 10/8/1961
:: Reference Information :: T961.0, Track 12 (00:02:45)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - 11 of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - The story goes that a missing man was unearthed in the cabbage patch, which explains why cabbage has such a strong smell. A person's eyes turn green as they become "mortified."
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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