Brown-Skinned Woman, A
DESCRIPTION: "A brown-skinned woman and she's choc'late to de bone, A brown-skinned woman and she smells like toilet soap...." The woman can make a train slide, or make a preacher "lay his Bible down"; "I married a woman, she was even tailor-made."
EARLIEST DATE: 1925 (Scarborough)
KEYWORDS: courting marriage Black(s)
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Scarborough-OnTheTrailOfNegroFolkSongs, p. 278, "A Brown-Skinned Woman" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES [20 words]: Scarborough lists this as a blues; neither the form nor the apparent happiness of the singer supports this conclusion. - RBW
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