Negro Song (Doodle Bug on a String)
DESCRIPTION: "Let's sing, What you gonna do.... Tie around a string. Sing, sing, what you gon'er sing? Doodle bug, doodle bug, tied on a string"
EARLIEST DATE: 1922 (BrownSchinhanV)
KEYWORDS: bug nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownSchinhanV 672, "Negro Song" (1 fragment, 1 tune)
NOTES: There obviously isn't enough text here to identify the song, but in case anyone is trying to trace it, it's not the same as the Georgia Yellow Hammers "Doodlebug Song." - RBW
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