:: Title :: Story of a thwarted rendezvouz / Go Away From My Window
:: 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 V 10/61
:: Date :: 10/8/1961
:: Reference Information :: T962.1, Track 11 (00:04:49)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - 11 of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - A man was having an affair with another man's wife. The lovers planned a rendezvous one evening when the woman's husband was supposed to be away, but a storm blew up and the woman's husband stayed home. The wife sang a song warning her lover to go away from her window.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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