:: Title :: Commentary by Bessie Jones on Heavy, Heavy and Turn The Pan
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Jones, Bessie
Marchand, Antoinette
:: 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 :: T983.0, Track 23 (00:01:43)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - 13 of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - "This game [Turn the Pan] is similar to spin the bottle, except that it is played with a tin plate spun on the floor, in the midst of a ring of children. The one who is 'it' must give a pawn, that is be chosen to recite a poem, sing a song, act like a chicken, jump like a frog, etc." --Step It Down [Source: Transcription Notes]
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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