“Just Plain Folks”


"To a mansion in the city came a couple old and gray To meet their son who left them long ago." The son, now rich, greets them coldly; the father says, "We're just plain folks, your mother and me." They leave him to his life; they are too ordinary for him


  • Arkansas Woodchopper [pseud. for Luther Ossenbrink], "Just Plain Folks" (Conqueror 7881, 1931)


  1. Randolph 862, "Just Plain Folks" (1 text)
  2. Roud #7533
  3. BI, R862


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1931 (recording, Arkansas Woodchopper)
Found in: US(So)