:: Title :: Commentary by Bessie Jones on Florida muck ground
:: 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 11 (00:06:33)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - 21 of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Bessie Jones describes the characteristics of the Florida "muck ground" - black like rotted wood and extremely hot. It burns bare feet and produces a rash that turns to sores if scratched.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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