“Fair Brown”


Bluesy verses about a poor man's life: "Fair brown, O fair brown, What makes you hold your head so high?" The "Norfolk women" are planning to get money from the "poor workin' man"; they play sick; they drink. The singer says he will not marry


  1. BrownIII 486, "Fair Brown" (1 text)
  2. Roud #11760
  3. BI, Br3486


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1952 (Brown)
Found in: US(SE)