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Posted By: Dicho (Frank Staplin)
17-Mar-02 - 03:05 PM
Thread Name: JOHN HENRY solved????
Subject: RE: JOHN HENRY solved????
This material is discussed in the long, long thread "The Origins of John Henry." John Henry
I tend toward the Chesapeake and Ohio origins of the song, but John Garst would dispute, setting John Henry in Alabama. Some of the material in the news report is sheer conjecture.
The myths go on....!