:: Title :: Story about a rabbit (I)
:: Genre :: folk tale, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Jones, Bessie
Lomax, Alan
:: 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 I 9/61
:: Date :: 9/24/1961
:: Reference Information :: T950.0, Track 9 (00:04:15)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The second of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Jones tells a joke about a rabbit in the woods. A limb falls off a dead tree and strikes the rabbit in the head - the rabbit exclaims that neither the dead nor the living can be trusted. She tells another story about a rabbit who visited a garden daily and who was finally trapped by the garden's owner.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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