:: Title :: Commentary by Bessie Jones on the midday meal
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: 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 V 9/61
:: Date :: 9/28/1961
:: Reference Information :: T954.1, Track 12 (00:10:08)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The sixth of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Jones explains that an important part of life is to make the most of what one has and to avoid waste. When she was a child, the noon meal of two or three dishes, including peas, tomatoes, cornbread, rice, potatoes, or greens, was the largest of the day.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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