:: Title :: Commentary by Bessie Jones on childhood fishing experiences
:: 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 II 9/61
:: Date :: 9/25/1961
:: Reference Information :: T951.1, Track 5 (00:07:38)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The third of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - The first creature Jones caught while fishing was a soft-shelled turtle. Her mother had not wanted her to go fishing but she disobeyed and went anyway. She could not remove the turtle from the pole, so they ate it.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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