The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #46310   Message #2336184
Posted By: Joe_F
08-May-08 - 09:28 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Saint James Infirmary Blues
Subject: RE: History of Saint James Infirmary Blues?
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?