:: Title :: I Want To Be Ready To Walk In Jerusalem Just Like John
:: 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 :: T985.0, Track 9 (00:03:12)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - 13 of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Bessie sings: "I want to be ready, I want to be ready, I want to be ready, my Lord, / To walk in Jerusalem, just like John (repeats) // Well, the tallest tree in paradise / (Walk in Jerusalem just like John), Well, the Christians call it the tree of paradise / (Walk in Jerusalem just like John) ?" (etc.)
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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