WorldCat Identities

Jones, Bessie 1902-1984

Overview
Works: 81 works in 171 publications in 2 languages and 6,058 library holdings
Genres: Music  Spirituals (Songs)  Blues (Music)  Songs  Biographies  Folklore  Folk music  Gospel music  Children's songs  Live sound recordings 
Roles: Performer, Author, Singer, Other, Creator, Musician
Classifications: M1670, 796.13
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bessie Jones
Step it down : games, plays, songs, and stories from the Afro-American heritage by Bessie Jones( Book )

14 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 70 activities collected here engage young children in games that involve cooperation and sharing . Includes simple directions, notes, lyrics, music and suggestions for how to use the book. The cassette features the singing of Georgia Sea Islander Bessie Jones
Georgia Sea Island songs by Hobart Smith( Recording )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spirituals and secular songs sung and played by residents of St. Simon's Island, Ga
Old Mother Hippletoe : rural and urban children's songs by Barry Jean Ancelet( Recording )

3 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The roots of the blues by Alan Lomax( Recording )

3 editions published in 1977 in Undetermined and English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friends of Old Time Music( Recording )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This CD contains 55 tracks including first concert appearances by Doc Watson, Roscoe Holcomb, Clarence Ashley, Joseph Spence, and more
Voices from the American South( Recording )

2 editions published in 1997 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheep, sheep, don'tcha know the road?( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Velvet voices( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georgia Sea Islands( Recording )

2 editions published between 1959 and 1998 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goodbye, Babylon( Recording )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of 135 gospel songs from the period 1902-1960, and 25 sermons from the period 1926-1941. Accompanying book contains history, program and biographical notes, lyrics, transcriptions of sermons, and associated Bible verses
Earliest times( Recording )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georgia Sea Island Singers by Bess Lomax Hawes( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The films were made in the Anthropology Department of San Fernando Valley State College (now California State University at Northridge). Edmund Carpenter founded the department with the intention of moving anthropology beyond the book. He felt that the realities and insights of anthropology were often better represented in the arts than in scholarly texts and between 1957 and 1967 he led a flourishing and experimental department. In addition to cultural anthropologists, physical anthropologists and linguists, his faculty included folklorist Bess Lomax Hawes along with artists, musicians, animators and filmmakers
Say old man - can you play the fiddle? by Bess Lomax Hawes( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The films were made in the Anthropology Department of San Fernando Valley State College (now California State University at Northridge). Edmund Carpenter founded the department with the intention of moving anthropology beyond the book. He felt that the realities and insights of anthropology were often better represented in the arts than in scholarly texts and between 1957 and 1967 he led a flourishing and experimental department. In addition to cultural anthropologists, physical anthropologists and linguists, his faculty included folklorist Bess Lomax Hawes along with artists, musicians, animators and filmmakers
Buckdancer by Bess Lomax Hawes( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The films were made in the Anthropology Department of San Fernando Valley State College (now California State University at Northridge). Edmund Carpenter founded the department with the intention of moving anthropology beyond the book. He felt that the realities and insights of anthropology were often better represented in the arts than in scholarly texts and between 1957 and 1967 he led a flourishing and experimental department. In addition to cultural anthropologists, physical anthropologists and linguists, his faculty included folklorist Bess Lomax Hawes along with artists, musicians, animators and filmmakers
Pizza pizza daddy-o by Bess Lomax Hawes( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The films were made in the Anthropology Department of San Fernando Valley State College (now California State University at Northridge). Edmund Carpenter founded the department with the intention of moving anthropology beyond the book. He felt that the realities and insights of anthropology were often better represented in the arts than in scholarly texts and between 1957 and 1967 he led a flourishing and experimental department. In addition to cultural anthropologists, physical anthropologists and linguists, his faculty included folklorist Bess Lomax Hawes along with artists, musicians, animators and filmmakers
Get in union( Recording )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bessie Jones was one of the most popular performers on the 1960s and '70s folk circuit, appearing, usually at the helm of the Georgia Sea Island Singers, at colleges, festivals, the Poor People's March on Washington, and Jimmy Carter's inauguration. This is a collection of her classic recordings with the Singers, combined with many previously unavailable solo and small-group performances captured by Alan Lomax between 1959 and 1966
Step it down by Bessie Jones( Recording )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Games, plays, songs and stories from the Afro-American heritage
Shall we gather at the river : African-American sacred music from the Florida Folklife Collection( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African-American sacred music from the Florida Folklife Collection
I heard it on NPR : down to the roots( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Put your hand on your hip, and let your backbone slip : songs and games from the Georgia Sea Islands by Bessie Jones( Recording )

4 editions published in 2001 in German and English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Step it down : games, plays, songs, and stories from the Afro-American heritage
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Alternative Names
Bessie Jones americká zpěvačka

Bessie Jones Amerikaans zangeres (1902-1984)

Bessie Jones cantant estatunidenca

Bessie Jones cantante estadounidense

Bessie Jones cantante estauxunidense (1902–1984)

Bessie Jones cantante statunitense

Bessie Jones chanteuse de Gospel

Bessie Jones gospel singer

Bessie Jones Gospelsänger

Jones, Barnett

Jones, Bess 1902-1984

Jones, Bessie, 1902-

Jones Bessie Smith

Jones Mary Elizabeth

Jones, Mary Elizabeth 1902-1984

Smith Jones, Mary Elizabeth, 1902-1984

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Languages
English (84)

German (2)