:: Title :: Commentary by Bessie Jones on witchcraft
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Jones, Bessie
Marchand, Antoinette [vocal]
:: 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 III 3/62
:: Date :: 3/14/1962
:: Reference Information :: T987.0, Track 8 (00:13:50)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - 21 of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Jones explains the attraction witchcraft had to poor folks. She tells stories of two witch doctors, Dr. Buzzard and Dr. Herman, and recalls some female witches, including onecalled Granma who tormented Bessie's mother.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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