Bessie Jones

Also known as: Mary Elizabeth Jones
February 8, 1902 - September 4, 1984
Bessie Jones
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Appears in 935 items.
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Accent: music and dance of the Georgia Sea Islands (1962) Recordist: CBS; Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Armstrong, Joe; Performer: Dixon, Joe 1962
Bessie Jones Photographer: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960
Bessie Jones Photographer: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960
Bessie Jones Photographer: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960
Bessie Jones Photographer: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960
Bessie Jones (center) and others on set of "Music of Williamsburg" film Photographer: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960
Members of the Georgia Sea Island Singers, including Alberta Ramsey (far left), Bessie Jones (in black hat), John Davis (in gray cap) and Mable Hillery (far right) Photographer: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960
Members of the Georgia Sea Island Singers, left to right: Willis Proctor, Ben and Jerome Ramsey (order uncertain), John Davis, unidentified girl, Bessie Jones, and Alberta Ramsey (with back to camera) Photographer: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960
Members of the Georgia Sea Island Singers, including Willis Proctor (white shirt), John Davis (black shirt), and Bessie Jones Photographer: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960
Members of the Georgia Sea Island Singers, including Bessie Jones (center) and Alberta Ramsey (right) Photographer: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960
Bessie Jones (center) on set of "Music of Williamsburg" film Photographer: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960
Alberta Ramsey (left) and Bessie Jones (right) on set of "Music of Williamsburg" film Photographer: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960
Left to right: Alberta Ramsey, unidentified, Bessie Jones, and Mable Hillery on set of "Music of Williamsburg" film Photographer: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960
Left to right: Alberta Ramsey, unidentified, Bessie Jones, Mable Hillery, and others unidentified on set of "Music of Williamsburg" film Photographer: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960
Left to right: Alberta Ramsey, unidentified, Bessie Jones, Mable Hillery, and others unidentified on set of "Music of Williamsburg" film Photographer: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960
On set of "Music of Williamsburg" film (Bessie Jones in white) Photographer: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960
Bessie Jones on set of "Music of Williamsburg" film Photographer: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960
Unidentified girl and Bessie Jones on set of "Music of Williamsburg" film Photographer: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960
Unidentified girl and Bessie Jones on set of "Music of Williamsburg" film Photographer: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960
Front row, left to right: unidentified girl, Bessie Jones, unidentified boy; back row: Alberta Ramsey, Ed Young, Mable Hillery, John Davis Photographer: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960
Members of the Georgia Sea Island Singers, including Alberta Ramsey (far left), Bessie Jones (in black hat), John Davis (in gray cap) and Mable Hillery (far right) Photographer: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960
Bessie Jones (center) on set of "Music of Williamsburg" film Photographer: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960
Alberta Ramsey (left) and Bessie Jones (center) on set of "Music of Williamsburg" film Photographer: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960
Bessie Jones (center) on set of "Music of Williamsburg" film Photographer: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960
Bessie Jones (left) and Mable Hillery on set of "Music of Williamsburg" film Photographer: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960
Bessie Jones 1961–1962 Contributor: Jones, Bessie Sep , 1961
Go Away From That Window Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hunter, Janie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jul 21, 1966 2
Story of a girl and her false-hearted lover Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jul 21, 1966 3
Riddles Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hunter, Janie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jul 21, 1966 7
Shoo La Loo Performer: Unidentified girls; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jul 21, 1966 3
Head And Shoulder, Baby (I) Performer: Unidentified girls; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jul 21, 1966 7
Camera identification Performer: Unidentified cameraman; Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jul 21, 1966 8
Head And Shoulder, Baby (II) Performer: Unidentified girls; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jul 21, 1966 9
Talk/ambience Performer: Unidentified girls; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jul 21, 1966 10
Talk/ambience Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jul 21, 1966 16
Camera identification Performer: Unidentified cameraman; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jul 21, 1966 1
Commentary on baptizings by Bessie Jones Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jul 21, 1966 2
Take Me To The Water Performer: Unidentified women; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hunter, Janie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jul 21, 1966 3
Commentary on baptizings by Bessie Jones Performer: Unidentified women; Performer: Unidentified cameraman; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jul 21, 1966 4
Drinking That Wine (false start) Performer: Unidentified women; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hunter, Janie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jul 21, 1966 5
Drinking That Wine Performer: Unidentified women; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hunter, Janie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jul 21, 1966 7
Commentary on old songs by Bessie Jones Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hunter, Janie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jul 21, 1966 8
Once There Was No Moon Performer: Unidentified women; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hunter, Janie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jul 21, 1966 9
Commentary on One Morning Soon by unidentified woman Performer: Unidentified woman; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jul 21, 1966 10
One Morning Soon Performer: Unidentified women; Performer: Unidentified woman; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hunter, Janie Jul 21, 1966 11
Commentary on One Morning Soon by Bessie Jones Performer: Unidentified women; Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hunter, Janie Jul 21, 1966 12
Way Bye And Bye Performer: Unidentified women; Performer: Unidentified woman; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hunter, Janie Jul 21, 1966 13
Hallelu, Hallelu (I'm Gonna See My Friends Again) Performer: Unidentified women; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hunter, Janie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jul 21, 1966 14
I'm A Soldier In The Army Of The Lord (part 1) Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hillery, Mable; Performer: Davis, Reverend Gary Aug 1, 1965 10
Moses, Don't Get Lost Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hillery, Mable; Performer: Davis, Peter Aug 1, 1965 2
Commentary by John Davis on God as a rock Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Davis, John; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Aug 1, 1965 3
Rock In The Weary Land Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hillery, Mable; Performer: Davis, Peter Aug 1, 1965 4
Read 'Em, John Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hillery, Mable; Performer: Davis, Peter Aug 1, 1965 6
One Morning Soon Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hillery, Mable; Performer: Davis, Peter Aug 1, 1965 8
O Day Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hillery, Mable; Performer: Davis, Peter Aug 1, 1965 10
Carrie Belle Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hillery, Mable; Performer: Davis, Peter Aug 1, 1965 12
I'm A Soldier In The Army Of The Lord (part 2) Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hillery, Mable; Performer: Davis, Reverend Gary Aug 1, 1965 1
Commentary by Bessie Jones on Before This Time Another Year Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Aug 1, 1965 2
Before This Time Another Year Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hillery, Mable; Performer: Davis, Reverend Gary Aug 1, 1965 3
Commentary by Bessie Jones on Got On My Traveling Shoes Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Aug 1, 1965 4
Got On My Traveling Shoes Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hillery, Mable; Performer: Davis, Reverend Gary Aug 1, 1965 5
Twelve Stick Rag Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Davis, Reverend Gary; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Aug 1, 1965 2
Once There Was No Sun Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hillery, Mable; Performer: Davis, Peter Aug 1, 1965 7
Adam In The Garden Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hillery, Mable; Performer: Davis, Peter Aug 1, 1965 9
Row The Boat, Child (I) Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hillery, Mable; Performer: Davis, Peter Aug 1, 1965 2
Row The Boat, Child (II) Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hillery, Mable; Performer: Davis, Peter Aug 1, 1965 4
Commentary by Bessie Jones on Sink 'Em Low Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Aug 1, 1965 5
Sink 'Em Low Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hillery, Mable; Performer: Davis, Peter Aug 1, 1965 6
Commentary by Bessie Jones on Buzzard Lope Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Aug 1, 1965 9
Buzzard Lope Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hillery, Mable; Performer: Davis, Peter Aug 1, 1965 10
Commentary by Bessie Jones on There Was An Old Lady From Brewster Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Aug 1, 1965 12
There Was An Old Lady From Brewster Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hillery, Mable; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Aug 1, 1965 13
Commentary by Bessie Jones on Draw Me A Bucket Of Water Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Aug 1, 1965 14
Draw Me A Bucket Of Water Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hillery, Mable; Performer: Davis, Peter Aug 1, 1965 15
Commentary by Bessie Jones on Little Johnny Brown Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Aug 1, 1965 16
Little Johnny Brown Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hillery, Mable; Performer: Davis, Peter Aug 1, 1965 17
Riley Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hillery, Mable; Performer: Davis, Peter Aug 1, 1965 20
Raggy Levee Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Hillery, Mable; Performer: Davis, Peter Aug 1, 1965 22
You've Got To Reap Just What You Sow Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Peebles, McKinley; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Nov 2, 1961 4
Just A Little Talk With Jesus (It's All Right) Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Peebles, McKinley; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Nov 2, 1961 5
O Death Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Oct 12, 1959 3
O Mary Don't You Weep Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Oct 12, 1959 4
You Better Mind How You Talk Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Oct 12, 1959 5
Rock In The Weary Land Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Oct 12, 1959 6
Go to Sleepy Little Baby (I) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Oct 12, 1959 7
Go to Sleepy Little Baby (II) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Oct 12, 1959 8
The East Coast Line Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Unidentified woman; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Oct 12, 1959 9
Sometime Performer: Unidentified woman; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Oct 12, 1959 10
Join The Band Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Oct 12, 1959 15
Interview with Bessie Jones about Raggy Levee Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry; Performer: Lomax, Alan Oct 12, 1959 17
Carrie Belle (II) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Oct 12, 1959 1
Hop Along, Let's Get Her (I) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Oct 12, 1959 2
Hop Along, Let's Get Her (II) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Oct 12, 1959 3
Adam In The Garden (I) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Oct 12, 1959 4
Moses, Don't Get Lost (I) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Oct 12, 1959 6
Adam In The Garden (II) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Oct 12, 1959 7
Moses, Don't Get Lost (II) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Oct 12, 1959 9
Read 'Em, John Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Oct 12, 1959 10
Blow Gabriel (I) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Oct 12, 1959 11
Daniel Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Oct 12, 1959 12
Adam In The Garden (III) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Oct 12, 1959 13
Knee Bone Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Oct 12, 1959 14
Goodbye, Everybody Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Oct 12, 1959 16
Blow Gabriel (Judgement Bar) (II) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Oct 12, 1959 17
Blow Gabriel (Judgement Bar) (III) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Oct 12, 1959 1
Eli, You Can't Stand Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Oct 12, 1959 2
One Of These Days Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Oct 12, 1959 4
Daniel In The Lion's Den (I) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Oct 12, 1959 6
I'm Gonna Sail Like A Ship On The Ocean Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Oct 12, 1959 9
Little Johnny Brown, Spread Your Blanket Down (fragment) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Unidentified girls; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Oct 12, 1959 1
Hambone Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Gaskin, Charles; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Oct 12, 1959 2
Buzzard Lope (Throw Me Anywhere, Lord) (I) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Oct 12, 1959 3
Prayer Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Oct 12, 1959 4
Sign Of The Judgment Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Oct 12, 1959 5
Everyone Talking About Heaven Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Unidentified woman; Performer: Ramsey, Ben; Performer: Proctor, Willis Oct 12, 1959 6
Little David (part 1) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ozell, Ruth; Performer: McQueen, Viola; Performer: Lee, Emma Oct 12, 1959 10
Little David (part 2) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ozell, Ruth; Performer: McQueen, Viola; Performer: Lee, Emma Oct 12, 1959 11
Live Humble Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ozell, Ruth; Performer: McQueen, Viola; Performer: Lee, Emma Oct 12, 1959 12
Johnny Cuckoo Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ozell, Ruth; Performer: McQueen, Viola; Performer: Lee, Emma Oct 12, 1959 5
Buzzard Lope (Throw Me Anywhere, Lord) (II) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ozell, Ruth; Performer: McQueen, Viola; Performer: Lee, Emma Oct 12, 1959 6
Buzzard Lope (Throw Me Anywhere, Lord) (III) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ozell, Ruth; Performer: McQueen, Viola; Performer: Lee, Emma Oct 12, 1959 7
Lawyer's Suit Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry; Performer: Jones, Bessie Apr 11, 1960 1
See Aunt Dinah (I) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Unidentified man; Performer: Robin; Performer: Proctor, Willis Apr 11, 1960 2
Interview with Bessie Jones about the See Aunt Dinah dance Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Apr 11, 1960 3
See Aunt Dinah (II) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Unidentified man; Performer: Unidentified girls; Performer: Proctor, Willis Apr 11, 1960 4
Ain't I Right? (I) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry; Performer: Jones, Bessie Apr 11, 1960 5
Ain't I Right? (II) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry; Performer: Jones, Bessie Apr 11, 1960 7
Interview with Bessie Jones, John Davis, and Henry Morrison about Raggy Levy and Ain't I Right? Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Morrison, Henry; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Davis, John Apr 11, 1960 8
Raggy Levy (I) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry; Performer: Jones, Bessie Apr 11, 1960 9
Interview with Bessie Jones, Peter Davis, and John Davis about Raggy Levee Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Davis, Peter; Performer: Davis, John Apr 11, 1960 10
Raggy Levy (II) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry; Performer: Jones, Bessie Apr 11, 1960 11
Talk/ambience Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Apr 11, 1960 12
Moses Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry; Performer: Jones, Bessie Apr 11, 1960 13
Row The Boat, Child Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry; Performer: Jones, Bessie Apr 11, 1960 14
Sheep, Sheep, Don't You Know The Road (I) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Robin; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry Apr 11, 1960 16
Interview with Bessie Jones about Sheep, Sheep Don't You Know The Road Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Apr 11, 1960 17
Sheep, Sheep, Don't You Know The Road (false start) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry; Performer: Jones, Bessie Apr 11, 1960 18
Sheep, Sheep, Don't You Know The Road (II) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry; Performer: Jones, Bessie Apr 11, 1960 19
Union Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry; Performer: Jones, Bessie Apr 11, 1960 21
Beulah Land Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Young, Ed; Performer: Smith, Hobart; Performer: Rahmings, Nathaniel (Nat) Apr 28, 1960 5
Before This Time Another Year (false start) Performer: Young, Ed; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960 7
Before This Time Another Year Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Young, Ed; Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Ramsey, Alberta Apr 28, 1960 8
See Aunt Dinah (false start) Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Apr 4, 1960 1
See Aunt Dinah Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Alberta; Performer: Morrison, Henry; Performer: Jones, Bessie Apr 4, 1960 2
Heaven On My Mind (false start) Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Apr 4, 1960 3
The Titanic (false start) Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Apr 4, 1960 5
The Titanic Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Smith, Hobart; Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Jones, Bessie Apr 4, 1960 6
O Day (false start) Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Apr 4, 1960 7
O Day Performer: Young, Ed; Performer: Smith, Hobart; Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Jones, Bessie Apr 4, 1960 8
It Just Suits Me Performer: Smith, Hobart; Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Davis, John Apr 4, 1960 9
Talk/ambience Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Apr 4, 1960 10
John Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Ramsey, Alberta; Performer: Morrison, Henry Apr 4, 1960 11
Let Me Fly Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Ramsey, Alberta; Performer: Morrison, Henry Apr 4, 1960 12
Hard Times In Old Virginia Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry; Performer: Jones, Bessie Apr 11, 1960 7
Interview with Bessie Jones on Sink 'Em Low Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Apr 11, 1960 8
Sink 'Em Low Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry; Performer: Jones, Bessie Apr 11, 1960 9
O Day Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry; Performer: Jones, Bessie Apr 11, 1960 10
Interview with Bessie Jones and John Davis about O Day (Yonder Come Day) Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Performer: Davis, John; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Apr 11, 1960 11
Turkle Dove (Done Drooped His Wings) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry; Performer: Jones, Bessie Apr 11, 1960 12
Interview with Bessie Jones about Turkle Dove Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Apr 11, 1960 13
I'm Gonna Lay Down My Life For My Lord Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Proctor, Willis; Performer: Morrison, Henry; Performer: Jones, Bessie Apr 11, 1960 14
Interview with Bessie Jones about I'm Gonna Lay Down My Life For The Lord Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Apr 11, 1960 15
Juba Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Apr 11, 1960 16
Before This Time Another Year (false start) (II) Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960 1
Before This Time Another Year (II) Performer: Georgia Sea Island Singers; Performer: Young, Ed; Performer: Ramsey, Emma Lee; Performer: Ramsey, Alberta Apr 28, 1960 2
Commentary by Bessie Jones on Coonshine (Coonjine) Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jun 26, 1961 1
Commentary by Bessie Jones on Possum-la Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jun 26, 1961 2
Commentary by Bessie Jones on I'm Gonna Sink Titanic Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jun 26, 1961 3
Commentary by Bessie Jones on Pigeon Wing and Wire Gal Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jun 26, 1961 4
Juba Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jun 26, 1961 5
Interview with Bessie Jones about music and dancing in the turpentine camps Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jun 26, 1961 6
All Hid Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jun 26, 1961 7
Shoo Turkey Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jun 26, 1961 8
Interview with Bessie Jones about Shoo Turkey Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jun 26, 1961 9
Old Bill Rolling Pin Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jun 26, 1961 10
Interview with Bessie Jones about Old Bill Rolling Pin Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jun 26, 1961 11
My Name Is Morgan, But Not J. P. Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jun 26, 1961 12
Lord, Our Neighbor's So Sweet Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jun 26, 1961 13
Interview with Bessie Jones about Buzzard Lope Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jun 26, 1961 1
Buzzard Lope Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jun 26, 1961 2
Commentary by Bessie Jones on slavery, racism, and the sexual mistreatment of black women by white men Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jun 26, 1961 3
Go Wash In The Beautiful Stream Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jun 26, 1961 4
Commentary by Bessie Jones on baptism Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Jun 26, 1961 5
Daniel He Was A Good Man (fragment) Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Sep 26, 1961 1
Commentary by Bessie Jones about finding God Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Sep 26, 1961 2
Commentary by Bessie Jones about the Missionary Baptist and Holiness churches Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Sep 26, 1961 3
Interview with Bessie Jones about finding the Holy Ghost Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Sep 26, 1961 4
Commentary by Bessie Jones about gender roles in the Holiness Church Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Sep 26, 1961 5
Commentary by Bessie Jones on the Church of God in Christ and the Holiness Church Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Sep 26, 1961 6
Interview with Bessie Jones about the Holiness Church and Christ's conception Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Sep 26, 1961 7
Interview with Bessie Jones about the Wise Men and the devil Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Sep 26, 1961 8
Interview with Bessie Jones about God's gift to the Holiness people Performer: Marchand, Antoinette; Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Sep 26, 1961 9
Interview with Bessie Jones about the temptations of the devil Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Sep 26, 1961 10
Interview with Bessie Jones about race relations on St. Simons Island Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Sep 26, 1961 11
Interview with Bessie Jones about dealing with anger Performer: Marchand, Antoinette; Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie Sep 26, 1961 12
Interview with Bessie Jones about her first job in a cotton field Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Sep 26, 1961 13
Interview with Bessie Jones about black workers' wages and standard of living Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Sep 26, 1961 14
Interview with Bessie Jones about conflict resolution Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Sep 26, 1961 15
Interview with Bessie Jones about her childhood and schooling in Smithville and Dawson, Georgia Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Sep 26, 1961 16
Interview with Bessie Jones about her adolescence Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jones, Bessie; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Sep 26, 1961 17