:: Title :: I Wonder Where My Mother Has Gone
:: Genre :: lament, religious song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Mackenze, Emperor [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Long Cay (South Andros Island), Bahamas (unspecified) (Bahamas, The)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Caribbean, Afro-Caribbean, Bahamian
:: Session :: Bahamas 8/79
:: Date :: 10/30/1979
:: Reference Information :: T9096.0, Track 1 (00:00:55)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Songs performed by and interviews with Emperor Mackenze and two unidentified Bahamian men.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - This song may be related to the spirituals "Motherless Child" and "O Peter, Go Ring Them Bells." During a Bahamian wake, it is sung between three and four o'clock, the last time that the relatives will see the body.
:: Collection :: Miscellaneous Recordings 1950-1990

 

 

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