Behind These Walls of Gray

DESCRIPTION: "He' locked up in prison for (???) crime, He's locked up in prison to serve out his time, He's somebody's baby, he's some daddy's son, Oh please don't mistreat him for what he has done."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1962 (BrownSchinhanV)
KEYWORDS: prison
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownSchinhanV 735, "Behind These Walls of Gray" (1 short text, 1 tune)
NOTES [33 words]: The description is based on the BrownSchinhanV text. I feel quite sure that this is a fragment of another song that is (or should be) in the Index, but I can't identify it with so little text. - RBW
Last updated in version 4.1
File: BrS5735

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