Just Plain Folks

DESCRIPTION: "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
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1931 (recording, Arkansas Woodchopper)
KEYWORDS: family age separation reunion
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Randolph 862, "Just Plain Folks" (1 text)
Peters, pp. 180-181, "Just Plain Folks" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #7533
Arkansas Woodchopper [pseud. for Luther Ossenbrink], "Just Plain Folks" (Conqueror 7881, 1931)
File: R862

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