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All works by Woody Guthrie are held under U.S. Copyright Law. If you are interested in using a song for publication, recording, performance, or other, please contact the appropriate publisher listed at the bottom of each lyric.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact Anna Canoni at: acanoni(at)woodyguthrie.org


PUBLISHER'S CONTACTS:

TRO-Essex Music Group
Attn: Christina Sayles
266 West 37th Street, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10018-6609
T: 212-594-9795 x24
Website


Woody Guthrie Publications, Inc.
(Administered by BMG Chrysalis)
Attn: Gregg Barron
6100 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite #1600,
Los Angeles, CA 90048
T: (323) 969-0988
E: info.us@bmgchrysalis.com
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Sanga Music Group
(Administered by Bicycle Music)
449 South Beverly Drive, Suite 300
Beverly Hills, CA 90212 
T: 310-286-6600
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Michael Goldsen Music, Inc.
6124 Selma Avenue
Hollywood, CA 90068


MCA Music Publishing
c/o Universal Music, Inc
2440 Sepulveda Boulevard, #100
Los Angeles, CA 90064


 

 

Needle Sing
Words and Music by Woody Guthrie

Don't you hear my needle sing
Don't you hear my needle sing
I said Mama, don't you hear my needle sing
Mama, don't you hear my needle sing

Knitting for my daddy, needle sing
Knitting for my daddy, needle sing
Knitting for my daddy, needle sing
Well Mama, don't you hear my needle sing

CHORUS:
Zinga zinga zinga zinga, needle sing
Zinga zinga zinga zinga, needle sing
Zinga zinga zinga zinga, needle sing
Mama, don't you hear my needle sing

Stitching for my brother, needle sing
Stitching for my brother, needle sing
Stitching for my brother, needle sing
Mama, don't you hear my needle sing

Well, the baby at the thimble, needle sing
The baby at the thimble, needle sing
The baby at the thimble, needle sing
Mama, don't you hear my needle sing

CHORUS

Oh the kitten got my button, needle sing
Kitten got my button, needle sing
Kitten got my button, needle sing
Mama, don't you hear my needle sing

Mama, don't you hear my needle sing a-zinga
Mama, don't you hear my needle sing a-zinga
Mama, don't you hear my needle sing a-zinga
Mama, don't you hear my needle sing

CHORUS

Oh chicken in my basket, needle sing
Chicken in my basket, needle sing
Chicken in my basket, needle sing
Mama, don't you hear my needle sing

Catching me a sweetheart, needle sing
Catching me a sweetheart, needle sing
Catching me a feller, needle sing
Mama, don't you hear my needle sing

CHORUS

 


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