Bessie Jones

Born 8 February 1902. Died 17 July 1984
Bessie Jones
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1902-02-08
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Bessie Jones

Bessie Jones Biography (Wikipedia)

Mary Elizabeth "Bessie" Jones (February 8, 1902 – July 17, 1984) was an American gospel and folk singer credited with helping to bring folk songs, games and stories to wider audiences in the 20th Century. Alan Lomax, who first encountered Jones on a field recording trip in 1959, said, "She was on fire to teach America. In my heart, I call her the Mother Courage of American Black traditions."

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Bessie Jones Tracks

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O Death
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O Death
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One Saw Two Saw
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One Saw Two Saw
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Little David, Play On Your Harp
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Little David, Play On Your Harp
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Sheep Sheep Don't You Know The Road
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Sheep Sheep Don't You Know The Road
Traditional American, Georgia Sea Island Singers & Bessie Jones
O Day (Yonder Come Day)
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O Day (Yonder Come Day)
Emma Lee Ramsey, Mable Hillery, Trad., John Davis, Rev. Gary Davis, Peter Davis & Bessie Jones
Once There Was No Sun
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Once There Was No Sun

Once There Was No Sun

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Emma Lee Ramsey
Mable Hillery
John Davis
Rev. Gary Davis
Peter Davis
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Bessie Jones
Sink Em Low
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Sink Em Low
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Sometimes
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Sometimes
Trad.
O Death
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O Death
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1913: Prom 05
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Queen's Hall
1913-08-21T00:23:36
21
Aug
1913

Proms 1913: Prom 05

Queen's Hall

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