:: Title :: Interview with Bessie Jones about musical conjuration and removing spells
:: 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 III 3/62
:: Date :: 3/14/1962
:: Reference Information :: T989.0, Track 3 (00:09:46)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - 21 of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Jones recalls a man who played a pipe-like instrument called "quails" [quills] as part of a conjuration, who lived in a haunted house, and who went to hell when he died. She discusses going to the graveyard and paying someone to remove a spell.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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