:: Title :: Interview with Jim Queen about the songs he knows / God Almighty's Waiting For Me Too / Sugar In The Gourd
:: Genre :: interview, religious song, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
Queen, Jim [vocal]
:: Setting :: The home of Jim Queen
:: Location :: Warrenton (Fauquier County), Virginia (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., African American, Appalachian, Virginia
:: Session :: Warrenton 5/60
:: Date :: 5/6/1960
:: Reference Information :: T941.0, Track 10 (00:02:27)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Religious material, minstrel songs, and hillbilly tunes performed by Jim Queen. Lomax is very interested in the fact that all the songs Jim knows he says he has learned from whites. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Lomax expresses his surprise at Jim Queen's only knowing white songs. Jim recites the lyrics to a song he calls "Sugar in the Gourd." [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Southern U.S. 1959 and 1960

 

 

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