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Miss Brown of Dublin City

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Title - Miss Brown of Dublin City
Contributors - Jeannie Robertson
Reporters - Hamish Henderson; Jean Ritchie

Summary - In this song, a man kills his lover, Mary, and buries her body beneath a green tree.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:19
Date Recorded - 1953.09
Language - English
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 24303
Original Tape ID - SA1953.198
Original Track ID - SA1953.198.3
Audio Quality - Fair
Audio Format - R2R

Classification - GD201; LP36; R15;

Item Notes - Four verses; all verses have four lines, except verse three which has only two mismatched lines. There are generally five verses in this Irish song, with the last verse missing in this performance.
A variant of 'Pretty Polly' or 'The Cruel Ship's Carpenter'.


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