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Scarlet Ribbons by The Browns

Album: Best Of The BrownsReleased: 1959Charted:
  • Written by Jack Segal and Evelyn Danzil in 1949, this song is about a father searching the town for a ribbon for his daughter's hair. In the song, a father hears his daughter praying for a ribbon, searches for one, can't find any, comes home and sees a ribbon laying on her bed.
  • This has been also been recorded by The Kingston Trio, The Brothers Four, Eddy Arnold, Willie Nelson, Roy Orbison, Perry Como, Harry Belafonte, Jo Stafford, Dinah Shore, Patti Page, Jimmie Rodgers, Kate Smith, Joan Baez, Wayne Newton, Danny Thomas, Billy Joe Royal, Slim Whitman, Burl Ives, Roger Whitaker, The Chad Mitchell Trio, and Sinead O'Connor. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Terry - Willmar, MN, for above 2
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Comments: 5

Wish I could have told the writers thank you, such a lovely song.Jennifur Sun - Ramona
Jim Ed Brown died of cancer on Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at the age of 81...
May he R.I.P.
Barry - Sauquoit, Ny
I have a version by The Lennon Sisters.Steve - Whittier, Ca
Jim Ed Brown of The Browns would later have a successful solo career.Charles Hollingswort - Leeds, Al
This song has been also recorded by a group from the netherlands they called the cats in 1969,this was a number 3 hit in the top 40 from the netherlands.
Also this group was one of the best in the country en in belgium.
Marc - Beringen
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