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GUEST,Dylan Tune Req: St. James Infirmary Blues (25) RE: Tune Req: St. James Infirmary Blues 04 Feb 06

I read somewhere, in a reference to the Irish version, that the narrators stiff white baby was the victim of syphilis, making the narrator the next to die and possibly the murderer of her, though obviously unintentional and guilt stricken. And that St. James was just a type of cheap county hospital where the poor got bad news, "the St. James infirmary blues".
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