Who Is My Neighbor?

DESCRIPTION: "'Who is my neighbor?' Hear the poor Jew cry. 'Who will a-yescort me? Help me ere I die.'"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1925 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: religious Jew
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
BrownIII 60, "Who is my Neighbor?" (1 text)
BrownSchinhanV 60, "Who Is My Neighbor?" (1 tune plus a text excerpt)

Roud #7845
NOTES: The editors of Brown do not seem to have noted the connection with the parable of the Good Samaritan, but it seems to me nearly certain that this is an excerpt from a song about that story. - RBW
Last updated in version 4.1
File: Br3060

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 2017 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.