:: Title :: Interview with Bessie Jones about singing during work
:: 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 III 9/61
:: Date :: 9/26/1961
:: Reference Information :: T977.1, Track 9 (00:01:16)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The fourth of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Jones fondly recalls neighbors gathering to shell peanuts and corn. They would take turns from house to house at such tasks, just as with quilting parties. They sang songs, danced, played guitar, and had a grand time. She introduces Coonshine.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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