:: Title :: Commentary by Bessie Jones on the lynching of her uncle Son (continued)
:: 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 X 10/61
:: Date :: 10/25/1961
:: Reference Information :: T969.1, Track 6 (00:05:11)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - 16 of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. The tracks on T969 form a single, long story, and for coherence should be listened to in order.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - The aftermath of Uncle Son's lynching (continued from T969.5). Uncle Gene stayed in the same town until the farming was finished. The victim continued to tell people they had lynched the wrong man but no one believed her.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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