:: Title :: Goodbye, Sinner, I'm Goin' Away To Leave You
:: Genre :: religious song, 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 :: T980.0, Track 2 (00:04:03)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - 13 of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - "O, goodbye, sinner, I'm goin' away to leave you (repeats) / I know that my time ain't long. // That hearse keeps a-rolling to somebody's graveyard (repeats) / And I know that my time ain't long. // Yes, that bell keeps a-tolling for somebody's funeral ?// Oh, you hear the hammer ringing in the street of Jerusalem ... " (etc.)
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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