Note: Accelerating song with clapping and foot patting: I'm going to sit in the humble chair and rock from side to side, until I die/ Jones comments: 'Back in the olden days, they sang this to the little children to teach them to stay humble; whatsoever happened, to stay and rock, from side to side, because they were toiling from one mean trick to another and from one undermining thing to another. The song means don't boast about it, don't worry about it, just stay in the humble chair and rock from side to side … It was a ring game.'
About the session: The tenth of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones.
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