:: Title :: Commentary by Bessie Jones on secular and spiritual education
:: 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 15 (00:07:21)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The fourth of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Jones thinks that "the playtime of childhood needs to be mixed with nourishment for the soul," for which she says singing spirituals is crucial. When Jones was a child, school was held in the church, a place where boys and girls were taught how to carry themselves.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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