:: Title :: Interview with Bessie Jones about how to repel ghosts
:: 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 I 11/61
:: Date :: 11/2/1961
:: Reference Information :: T975.0, Track 6 (00:01:12)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - 19 of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Burning sulfur and shoe soles and reading the Bible are ways to deter spirits, but Jones thinks it useless to try to drive them away. She'd prefer to stand up to them and talk to them. God, she says, is the ruler of the living and the dead.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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