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BEAUTIFUL BROWN EYES (Traditional - Alton Delmore / Dick Smith) Rosemary Clooney - 1951 Jimmy Wakely - 1951 Evelyn Knight - 1951 Chet Atkins & The Anita Kerr Singers - 1959 Kitty Wells - 1960 Gene Vincent - 1960 Ramblin' Jack Elliott - 1962 Jimmy Martin - 1977 Also recorded by: Delmore Brothers; Roy Acuff; Connie Francis; Carter Family; Armstrong Twins; Bailey Brothers; Dix Bruce; Gibson Brothers; Billy Walker; Burl Ives: ........ and others. Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes I'll never love blue eyes again Willie, I love you, my Darlin' I love you with all my heart Tomorrow we might have been married But ramblin' has kept us apart Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes I'll never love blue eyes again Down through the barroom he staggered And fell down by the door The very last words that he uttered "I'll never see brown eyes no more" Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes I'll never love blue eyes again (Transcribed from the Rosemary Clooney recording by Mel Priddle - January 2005) ****** ALTERNATE LYRICS - as performed by Gene Vincent: Well now, down to the barroom he staggered And fell down on his knees The very last words that he uttered Was "Please, please, Louise" ****** TRADITIONAL VERSION (Author Unknown) Willie, oh Willie, I love you I've loved you right from the start Tomorrow we might have been married But liquor has torn us apart Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes I'll never love blue eyes again Down to the barroom he staggered And staggered out on the floor The last words that he ever uttered I'll never get drunk any more Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes I'll never love blue eyes again Seven long years I've been married ** I wish I was single again A woman never knows troubles Until she has married a man Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes I'll never love blue eyes again **ALTERNATE 3rd VERSE: Seven long years I've been married I wish I was single again A woman is burdened with troubles Until she has buried her man ****** ALTERNATE TRADITIONAL VERSION: For seven long years I've been married I wished I had lived an old maid My husband he drinks an' he gambles And he won't work at his trade Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes I'll never love blue eyes no more He promised me when we were married He'd dress me all stylish an' gay And every night in the winter He'd take me to a ball or some place Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes I'll never love blue eyes no more Way down in the barnyard My Daddy smokes his ol' cob pipe No one to call him "Honey" No one to kiss him goodnight Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes I'll never love blue eyes no more Once I had a fine auto That I was proud to call mine But now the casings are all worn out And the headlights refuse to shine Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes I'll never love blue eyes no more Down through the barroom he staggered And he fell down by the door The very last words that he uttered "I'll never get drunk anymore" Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes I'll never love blue eyes no more *****

    


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