:: Title :: Toast about a white man, a Chinese man, and a black man
:: Genre :: joke, spoken, story, toast
:: 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 I 10/61
:: Date :: 10/3/1961
:: Reference Information :: T955.1, Track 22 (00:00:44)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The seventh of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Jones's bitter toast about how 'When the white man get it he pays for it, when a Chinaman gets it he asks for it, but when a n-man gets it he cleans for it.'
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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