:: Title :: It's A Rough And Rugged Road Before You Get To Heaven
:: Genre :: religious song, shout, spiritual
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Jones, Bessie
:: 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 21 (00:02:49)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - 13 of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Text: "It's a rough and rugged road / Before you get to heaven, / And I feel like praying all the time. // You cry sometime / Before you get to heaven. // You moan sometime ?" (etc.)
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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