:: Title :: Old Bill The Rolling Pin
:: Genre :: dance tune, slavery song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Jones, Bessie
:: 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 III 9/61
:: Date :: 9/26/1961
:: Reference Information :: T977.1, Track 2 (00:03:00)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The fourth of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Bessie sings Old Bill The Rolling Pin, a song from the slave era. Chorus: Old Bill Rolling Pin / He's up the road and back again / Big eyes and double chin, this morning. // ? I geed to the mule but the mule wouldn't gee, / Wouldn't do nothing but the Possum la. ... (etc.)
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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