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Thread #107210   Message #2223227
Posted By: Mick Pearce (MCP)
27-Dec-07 - 11:19 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: John Henry (from Williamson Brothers)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Williamson Brothers' John Henry
Finally got round to listening to this and would suggest the following changes:

1) v1: Ignore my earlier correction from the book - they're not on the recording

2) v3: I'd agree with Jim's transcription apart from the last line, which I think is:
   Hammer reaches down and drove
3) v4: For if I miss this six-foot steel

4) v5: seems to be more like
      Fit in the palm of your hand