3 pages | PDF | 845.8 KBJeanie with the Light Brown Hair is an iconic American song written by Stephen C. Foster and arranged by Phillip Keveren. The song is an upbeat, romantic ballad in the key of F major and D minor, with 45 measures. It tells the story of a beloved woman with a head of fair, light brown hair – "Oh! She had a winsome air". The song is a touching tribute to the woman that Foster clearly cherished in his heart, and it has become a timeless classic since its release.