:: Title :: Bob-a-Needle (Bobbin' Needle)
:: Genre :: game song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Jones, Bessie
:: 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., African American, Sea Islands, Georgia
:: Session :: Bessie Jones III 9/61
:: Date :: 9/26/1961
:: Reference Information :: T977.1, Track 40 (00:00:20)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The fourth of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Jones sings Bob-a-Needle (Bobbin' Needle). The refrain, "going to catch it when you find it," recalls that of the song Rock Island Line, recorded by John A. Lomax in Virginia, later made famous by Lead Belly, and covered by British skiffle star Lonnie Donegan.
0 - Te [Source: Step It Down]
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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