:: Title :: Commentary by Bessie Jones on the health of the poor and the benefits of exercise
:: 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 IX 10/61
:: Date :: 10/23/1961
:: Reference Information :: T967.1, Track 19 (00:05:07)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - 15 of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Jones believes that poor people are stronger than rich people because they have to take care of their bodies in order to work. Rich people can afford to be lazy and let their strength deteriorate. She discusses the importance of exercise.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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