:: Title :: Commentary by Bessie Jones about finding God
:: Genre :: interview, 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 :: T947.1, Track 2 (00:10:15)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The second of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Jones discusses finding God, and the difference between being a church member by birth and being born again. Jones had been praying to get religion and met a man who led her to a new home, the Holiness Church, where she was baptized. Jones also talks about the Missionary Baptist Church.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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