Needle And Thread, Gonna Wind Up Dead America by Summerville, garment mill New York garment district Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related 6 thoughts on “Needle And Thread, Gonna Wind Up Dead” Add yours Needle and thread got to get ya out of my head. The industry has now been taken over by 13 year old Chinese. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Curious rhyme. Origin? Could it be that they were called “sweat shops” because everyone wore long sleeves. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Oh, it’s just a popular song that plays on the radio a lot. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I guess I should listen to the radio more. At least while driving. LikeLiked by 1 person Ah, no–you’re not missing out on much. I can’t keep up w/ my son. Most of the teens don’t even listen to the radio. They all have Spotify accounts and listen to God knows what. They’ll be few collective memories, I imagine, since they don’t have shared experiences as far as there being 300 TV channels and youtube and music sites. I figure if I ask you to sing me the chorus of “Hang on, Sloopy,” you could. But this next generation is so isolated from each other. Who can assume which songs they all know? LikeLiked by 1 person Excellent observation. When I was a teen AM radio was king; later a few FM stations started playing “groovy” tunes. In both cases when you mentioned the Beatles, Stones or Temptations every kid knew what you were talking about. Now with all of different music outlets the common experience is diminished. Curious. Hang on Sloopy-Sloopy Hang on… LikeLiked by 1 person Observation and Interpretation: Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.