:: Title :: Dance To Your Daddy / Hush Little Baby (Mockingbird Song)
:: Genre :: baby bouncing song, children's song, lullaby
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Ritchie, Jean [vocal]
:: Setting :: Alan Lomax's apartment, 3rd Street
:: Location :: Greenwich Village, New York City (New York), New York (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., Anglo-American, Appalachian, Kentucky
:: Session :: Jean Ritchie II 5/49
:: Date :: 5/13/1949
:: Reference Information :: T1018.0, Track 12 (00:01:11)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session consists of more ballads, comic songs, game songs and children's nursery rhymes. Commentary is provided by Ritchie regarding the significance of many of these tunes.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - "The second verse [of 'Dance to Your Daddy'] was added years later by my own little man, Peter Pickow, when he was two and a half. He said he felt that Mommy should also be danced to, so he and I made up a 'Dance to you Mammy'" verse. -Folk Songs of the Southern Appalachians as Sung by Jean Ritchie [Source: Folk Songs of the Southern Appalachians]
:: Collection :: Jean Ritchie 1949 and 1950

 

 

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