Black is the Color (arr. Berio)

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traditional Appalachian folk tune. melody adapted from Luciano Berio's "Folk Songs" (1964).


Black is the color of my true love's hair,
His lips are something rosy fair.
The sweetest smile, and the kindest hands;
I love the grass whereon he stands.

I love my love and well he knows,
I love the ground whereon he goes;
But if he no more on earth will be,
T'will truly be the end of me.


from Free Therapy, released March 15, 2017
Isabella Ness, vox



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Eve the guitar, Isabella the human. Life happens, and so we sing about it to make it hum a little louder.

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