The Brown Girl

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The Brown Girl is Child ballad 295.

Synopsis[edit]

The brown girl received a letter from her lover, telling her that he was rejecting her for a more beautiful woman. Then she received another, saying he was dying and summoning her. She told him she was delighted at his dying.

Recording[edit]

Recorded by Dawn Landes for The 78 Project in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden on September 1, 2011 This is on the Steeleye Span 1976 album Rocket Cottage.

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