:: Title :: Interview with Bessie Jones about music and dancing in the turpentine camps
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Jones, Bessie [vocal]
Lomax, Alan [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 6/61
:: Date :: 6/26/1961
:: Reference Information :: T945.0, Track 6 (00:03:23)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The first of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Jones and Lomax discuss the music and dances of the turpentine camps: blues, set dances, the buck dance, and the Charleston. Jones also mentions Oh Happy Land (Beulah Land) and Black Annie, which she calls an "old time thing."
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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