:: Title :: Dead And Gone
:: 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 13 (00:02:18)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - 13 of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - "Wake up, Joshu-ay, Luke, and John, Lord, / 'Cause God's children do not sleep so sound. // Dead and gone, Only friend I had is dead and gone ?. (etc.) // My poor sister died a-shouting, / Only friend I had is dead and gone ? (etc.) // My poor mother died so happy ?" (etc.)
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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