Hold the Baby
DESCRIPTION: Leader: "Hold the baby." "Rock the baby." "What's the matter?" "He needs some water." "He's got a fever." "He needs some medicine." "He needs the doctor." "Oh mamma's baby" Responders: "Hold 'im"
EARLIEST DATE: 1983 (McIntosh1)
KEYWORDS: disease nonballad baby doctor
FOUND IN: US(SE)
Doretha Skipper and the McIntosh County Shouters, "Hold the Baby" (on McIntosh1)
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