:: Title :: Story about a lazy man named Enoch
:: Genre :: folk tale, interview, spoken, story
:: 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 10/61
:: Date :: 10/3/1961
:: Reference Information :: T955.1, Track 10 (00:05:00)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The seventh of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Jones tells of a lazy man named Enoch, who for two years claimed he was sick in order to avoid work. People played a trick on him in order to call his bluff, pretending that God was outside ready to "take him home."
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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