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Re: Round and round she goes, where she stops, nobody knows...

Posted by Brian from Shawnee on March 28, 2006

In Reply to: Re: Round and round it goes... posted by Smokey Stover on March 28, 2006

: : does anyone know where the line "round and round it goes, where it stops, nobody knows" comes from? It's like a little children's rhyme, but I don't remember it. Any clues.

: I have no clue to its origin, but it sounds to me more like roulette than a children's game. SS

This was one of the lines from "Major Bowes Original Amateur Hour" which was a radio show that ran from 1934-1948, when it made the transition to television as the "Ted Mack Original Amateur Hour" and ran until 1970.

You can find out more by going to which appears to be a fan site. They're quite eager to tell people that their show was the original American Idol.