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GUEST,Dave MacKenzie Origin: Saint James Infirmary Blues (269* d) RE: History of Saint James Infirmary Blues? 09 May 08


"It seems to me remarkable, and remarkably unremarked on, that the "Let her go" stanza must be an interloper. How can it possibly refer to a dead person?"

I always took it that the first two lines instruct the doctors to desist from reviving her, and for Big Whats-is-name to let go emotionally. The last two lines are purely self-congratulatory.


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