Brown Eyed Handsome Man
Buddy Holly Lyrics

Arrested on charges of unemployment
He was sitting in the witness stand
The judge's wife called up the district attorney
Said free that brown eyed man
You want your job you better free that brown eyed man

Flying across the desert in a TWA
I saw a woman walking across the sand
She been a-walkin' thirty miles en route to Bombay
To reach a brown eyed handsome man
Her destination was a brown eyed handsome man

Way back in history three thousand years
Back ever since the world began
There's been a whole lot of good women shedding tears
For a brown eyed handsome man
A lot of trouble, was a brown eyed handsome man

Well the beautiful daughter couldn't make up her mind
Between a doctor and a lawyer man
Her mother told her darling go out and find yourself
A brown eyed handsome man
That's what your daddy is a brown eyed handsome man

Well DeMilo's Venus was a beautiful lass
She had the world in the palm of her hand
But she lost both her arms in a wrestling match
To win a brown eyed handsome man
She fought and won herself a brown eyed handsome man

Well, two, three the count with nobody on
He hit a high fly into the stand
Rounding third he was headed for home
It was a brown eyed handsome man
That won the game, it was a brown eyed handsome man

Written by: Chuck Berry

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Tom Vaughn

I saw him perform this live in Lamesa Texas in 1956. It is still the best concert I have ever seen. I still wonder how it is possible that any human being could have so much talent. He was beyond human.

Дверной Клавишник

His songs are for all generations. I’m 20 and I’m crazy about 50’s songs

David Gough

You lucky bastard!

Tom Vaughn

@willy eddie Yes indeed, before fame, he was known around Lubbock and surrounding towns for playing this and "Bo Didly". Usually "Bo Didly" first, that would hook you in, then he would blow you away with this song. Sure blew me away, then I was hooked forever. I saw this twice in 1956.

willy eddie

You mean that Buddy played this live before he recorded it? Because this song was recorded in 1957 but wasn't released until 1963.


@Tom Vaughn add Orbison. all singer songwriters

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Maureen Devries

GENIUS! No wonder the Beatles admired and imitated him.

Jeff Farrell

I agree that Buddy Holly was very talented, but Chuck Berry actually wrote this song.

pablo ramon

es un Geniooo

Linda Dimira

Paul @ Johns idol.

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