Posted by Brian from Shawnee on March 28, 2006
In Reply to: 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 www.originalamateurhour.com which appears to be a fan site. They're quite eager to tell people that their show was the original American Idol.