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Tag: Bessie Jones

Sunday, September 6th


Bessie Jones (1902-1984), “I’m A Rollin’, I’m A Rollin’ (Everybody’s A Rollin’ Stone),” 1961, New York (Alan Lomax’s apartment)




random sights

this morning, Chicago


reading table

to become a dewdrop
I bow
in prayer . . .

—Kobayashi Issa (1763-1827), translated from Japanese by David G. Lanoue

Thursday, 1/24/13

two takes

Bessie Jones (1902-1984), “Sometimes”


Moby, “Honey” (Play, 1999)

Sunday, 1/20/13

two minutes of joy

I’m gonna sing while I’m here . . .

Bessie Jones (1902-1984), “So Glad I’m Here”

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