Sunday 30th November 2014
Bessie Jones with The Georgia Sea Island Singers re-issued
SPECIALIST label Tompkins Square have re-issued historic recordings
made by field researcher Alan Lomax with the Bessie Jones And The Georgia Sea Island
Singers. Red Lick's release sheet describe the project 'Get In Union'
as "recordings from the early 1960s containing 51 stunning songs.
Powerful gospel singing both solo and with a choir and also alongside
the likes of Rev Gary Davis, Sweet Daddy Stovepipe and Mabel Hillary." The opinions expressed in this article are
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