Black, Brown, and White
DESCRIPTION: About the troubles suffered by American blacks, who must take poor jobs (if any are available) for poor pay. "If you're white, you're all right; If you're brown, stick around, But if you're black, O brother, git back, git back, git back."
AUTHOR: Big Bill Broonzy
EARLIEST DATE: 1945
KEYWORDS: discrimination hardtimes work
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Scott-TheBalladOfAmerica, pp. 350-351, "Discrimination Blues" (1 text, 1 tune)
Lomax-FolkSongsOfNorthAmerica316 , "Black, Brown, and White" (1 text, 1 tune)
Arnett-IHearAmericaSinging, p. 176, "Git Back Blues (Black, Brown, and White Blues)" (1 text, 1 tune)
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