Gene and Idis Neal
April 13, 1951
Collected by Irene Carlisle
Reel 110 ITEM 4
which has lately been
(This is the older version of a song/revived, and very
slightly changed, for modern radio)
Willie, my darling, I love you;
I love you with all my heart;
We might have still been married,
But liquor has kept us apart.
Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes,
Beautiful,beautiful brown eyes;
Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes;
I'll never love blue eyes again.
Down by the barnyard he staggered;
He fell down by the door;
The last words that he uttered:
"I'll never get drunk any more."
(Beautiful, beautiful, etc.)
Seven long years I've been married;
I wish I was single again;
A woman never knows of great troubles
Until she has married a man.
Beautiful, beautiful, etc.
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