*Use the name of someone playing the game.

Game Instructions

Everyone walks around in a circle holding hands. When a person's name is sung that person turns and faces out of the circle, still holding hands with the partner on each side. Then they go around again and repeat the game until everyone's facing out.

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Thanks and Acknowledgements

This was recorded by John and Ruby Lomax in 1939 in Burkeville, Texas. Learn more details at the Library of Congress site.