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GUEST,GUEST. MorwenEdhelwen1 Origins: Brown Skin Girl- folksong from Grenada (73* d) Origins: Brown Skin Girl- folksong from Grenada 11 Apr 11

Hello. I'm a 17-year-old girl from Australia wondering about the origins of the song titled "Brown skin girl" covered by Harry Belafonte which I sometimes like to sing in my free time. I have seen several sites which imply that this is a traditional folk song from the island of Grenada. I'd like to know if this song appears in any folk song collections or if there are any field recordings and also whether it may have originally been a sailors' song of some kind. Thanks.

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