Fair Brown

DESCRIPTION: 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
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: love courting poverty betrayal hardtimes
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownIII 486, "Fair Brown" (1 text)
Roud #11760
File: Br3486

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