The University of Texas at Austin
English and American Songs: "John Dobber"
Identifier: e_utfc_0499
Title: English and American Songs: "John Dobber"
Description: Nonsense song about married life (see Randolph "Ozark Folk Songs III-191" which includes "Risselty, Rosselty, Now, Now, Now" where refrain says "John Dossel"). Voice without accompaniment, four stanzas. First line: "I married me a wife and then sent her to milk..."
City: Livingston
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: 1941/05
Creator: Hendrix, Maidy Kelly (performer)
Contributor: Owens, William A. (field recorder)
Source: UT Folklore Center Archives
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 2X6a
Format: Audiotape (open reel)
Size: 7 in.
Duration: 1 minute, 35 seconds