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Bessie Jones: Diamond Joe (1961)

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Recorded by Alan Lomax and his wife Antoinette Marchand in New York City, 1961. From the forthcoming "Get In Union: Bessie Jones and the Georgia Sea Island Singers," a collection of Lomax's recordings of Jones (1959-1966) performing with the Singers, solo, and with Sweet Papa Stovepipe, Janie Hunter, Mable Hillery, and Rev. Gary Davis, among others, in many previously unavailable recordings. Produced by the Alan Lomax Archive and available through the Tompkins Square label in October 2014.