in New York

from His Eye Is On the Sparrow, page 189:

I also sang "I'm Coming Virginia," and the Broadwayites loved it. I'd just made a record of that lovely song with "He Brought Joy to My Soul" on the other side. But it was the first time the ofays had heard "I'm Coming Virginia" in a theater.
cite as

Charles Samuels and Ethel Waters, His Eye Is On the Sparrow (1950), p. 189. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430387597492 accessed: 5 February, 2023

location of experience: New York

Listening to

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He Brought Joy to My Soul performed by Ethel Waters
I'm Coming Virginia performed by Ethel Waters

Experience Information

Medium live, playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Gill on Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:53:17 +0100
Approved on Sat, 26 Sep 2015 11:35:51 +0100