Ship passengers - the 1920's

from His Eye Is On the Sparrow, pages 206-207:

"And now," said the master of ceremonies, "I give you--Miss Ethel Waters." I walked up and onto the stage--and there was a gasp. And you should have seen all those young female varmints and old harpies. After I finished they fluttered and flashed kindness and warmth all around me. "Where you been, Miss Waters?" they asked as they crowded round. "Where have you been hiding yourself all the way from New York?" Now I know how to fight and take care of myself, as you know. But sometimes not fighting is better and hurts the other fellow more. I just smiled and told them sweetly: …   more >>
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Charles Samuels and Ethel Waters, His Eye Is On the Sparrow (1950), p. 206-207. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430389106103 accessed: 25 September, 2021

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Trav'lin All Alone performed by Ethel Waters

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1920's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Notes

This was performed on the Ile De France sailing from New York to Europe


Originally submitted by Gill on Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:18:26 +0100
Approved on Sat, 26 Sep 2015 11:42:14 +0100