Scarlet Ribbons (For Her Hair)

Album: Best Of The Browns (1959)
Charted: 13


  • 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

Comments: 6

  • Peggy from ArkansasNo one sang this song like The Browns.
  • Jennifur Sun from RamonaWish I could have told the writers thank you, such a lovely song.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyJim Ed Brown died of cancer on Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at the age of 81...
    May he R.I.P.
  • Steve from Whittier, CaI have a version by The Lennon Sisters.
  • Charles Hollingswort from Leeds, AlJim Ed Brown of The Browns would later have a successful solo career.
  • Marc from BeringenThis 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.
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