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Thread #107210   Message #2221461
Posted By: Mick Pearce (MCP)
23-Dec-07 - 02:30 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: John Henry (from Williamson Brothers)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Williamson Brothers' John Henry

There are only very minor differences from the text as given in the Harry Smith Anthology, both in the first verse:

  A man ain't...
  But before I'll

Of verse 3, it merely prints (Third verse if unintelligible) and moves on to the fourth verse.