American Old Time Song Lyrics: 43 Nellie Brown
Theater, Music-Hall, Nostalgic, Irish & Historic Old Songs, Volume 43
Copyright, 1894, by The S. Brainard's Sons Co
Words and Music by Geo. Evans. Arranged by Henry S. Sawyer.
There's a little girl I know, she's loved by all in town;
She is the pet of all the lads, and her name is Nellie Brown;
She has a smile for every one, to know her is a treat,
With her pretty little winsome ways and voice so low and sweet.
Who's the sweetest girl in town? Nellie Brown.
Who is loved for miles around? Nellie Brown.
Who as bright as flowers in May? Who has stolen my heart away?
Who will be my wife some day? Nellie Dawn.
You will find no other girl like gentle Nellie Brown;
Such winning smiles and golden curls can nowhere else be found.
She has no wealth nor jewels rare, but she's so dear to me:
And a little cot I'll gladly share if she my wife will be.-Ref.