:: Title :: Commentary by Bessie Jones on the uses of mullein
:: 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 II 11/61
:: Date :: 11/6/1961
:: Reference Information :: T976.0, Track 9 (00:00:50)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - 20 of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Mullein tea is useful for reducing swelling and curing measles, chicken pox, fever, female trouble, and whooping cough. "We keep it from year to year because it's really good for you," Jones explains.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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