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Posted By: GUEST,Runchbox
08-Jun-04 - 10:29 PM
Thread Name: JOHN HENRY solved????
Subject: RE: JOHN HENRY solved????
Not an authoritative source, but Coleson Whitehead wrote a book called John Henry Days which talks about the mystery a fair amount, and some of the early versions of the song. It's a fiction book and a great read.