Note: Jones: "I liked that song [Uncle Ned] because it was pretty." Her grandfather said they used to sing it when they buried a colored person that they liked: "Lay down the shovel and the hoe, no more work for him." The 'wo-oh, wo-oh' sound in the refrain represents the fiddle. Jones introduces Heaven Heaven, a song about Heaven. "Everyone that talks about heaven isn't going there," she remarks.
About the session: The fourth of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones.
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