Who Sang Brown Baby? Nina Simone

Nina Simone Gospel According to Nina Simone cover art
Credits
publisher: ©CARLIN AMERICA INC , OSCAR BROWN JR. D/B/A BOOTBLACK MUSIC
writers: Oscar Brown Jr.
release date: 1973
genres: Jazz
styles: Gospel
length: 4:50
Brown baby brown baby
As you grow up I want you to drink from the plenty cup
I want you to stand up tall and proud
And I want you to speak up clear and loud
Brown baby brown baby brown baby

As years go by I want you to go with your head up high
I want you to live by the justice code
And I want you to walk down freedom's road
You little brown baby

So lie away lie away sleeping lie away singing
Lie away sleeping lie away safe in my arms
Till your daddy and you mama protect you
And keep you safe from harm
Brown baby

It makes me glad you gonna have things that I never had
When out of men's heart all hate is hurled
Sweetie you gonna live in a better world
Brown baby brown baby brown baby



Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Anytime, Anywhere
  • 2 Sunday In Savannah
  • 3 You Can’t Hide
  • 4 Nobody’s Fault But Mine
  • 5 To Be Young, Gifted & Black
  • 6 Brown Baby
  • 7 Sinnerman

  • Album Information
    label: Stroud Productions & Enterprises Inc.
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin