:: Title :: Commentary by Bessie Jones on That Old Time Religion and My God Is A Rock In A Weary Land
:: 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 VII 10/61
:: Date :: 10/12/1961
:: Reference Information :: T978.0, Track 18 (00:01:39)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - 13 of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Jones: "Those folks around Dawson sure could step it. They were big women with long dresses. They were pure in heart. They did what was right and they sung what was right." She then introduces My God Is A Rock.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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