Jimmie Brown, The Newsboy
Written by A. P. Carter
Chord-chart by Lynn Lewis
Same chord progression for verse and chorus.

(C)

Transpose


chorus:

|C / / / |/ / G / | I sell the morning paper sir, my name is Jimmie Brown, G / / / |/ / |C / / / Every-body knows that I'm the newsboy of the town. |C / / / |/ / G / You can hear me yelling "Morning Star", up and down the street, |G / / / |/ / |C / / / | I've got no hat u-pon my head, no shoes u-pon my feet.

1.

Never mind sir how I look, don't look at me and frown, I sell the morning paper sir, my name is Jimmie Brown. I'm awful cold and hungry sir, my clothes are worn and thin, I wander 'bout from place to place, my daily bread to win.

chorus:

2.

My father died a drunkard sir, I heard my mother say, I am helping mother as I journey on my way. My mother always told me sir, I've nothing in the world to lose, I'll get a place in heaven to sell the gospel news.

chorus:


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