Hello Stranger

DESCRIPTION: "Hello, stranger, put your loving hand in mine." Floating verses describing singer's grief because her sweetheart is in prison.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1938 (recording, Carter Family)
KEYWORDS: loneliness separation prisoner floatingverses
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Asch/Dunson/Raim, p. 114 "Hello Stranger" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #15144
RECORDINGS:
Carter Family, "Hello Stranger" (Decca 5479, 1938)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "I'm Going To Cross That Ocean By Myself" (lyrics)
File: ADR114

Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List

Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography

The Ballad Index Copyright 2016 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.