“Hook and Line”
"Gimme the hook and gimme the line; Gimme the girl you call Caroline." Possibly part of the same song: "Set my hook and give it a flip; Caught old (name) by the lip."
Hook and Line Complete text(s) *** A *** From Harvey H. Fuson, Ballads of the Kentucky Highlands, p. 157. As remembered by Fuson himself. Gimme the hook And gimme the line; Gimme the girl You call Caroline.
- Fuson, p. 157, "Hook and Line" (third of 12 single-stanza jigs) (1 fragment); also possibly p. 157, "The Hook" (the fourth jig)
- ST Fus157 (Full)
- Roud #13943
- BI, Fus157