hold back my sleeve while I put my finger to my forehead expression or saying
I am trying to bring a forgotten thing to mind
From a set of several vinyl discs entitled Multan the Tartar. The quote continues “I must think! I must think! Aha, I have it!”
Pa – 1950s?
Noel King – father of Naomi
For the full performance, Pa would make the finger-to-the-forehead gesture and incite any nearby child to hold back the imaginary long sleeve of his imaginary splendid robe