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Thread #4018   Message #61434
Posted By: DaviD
05-Mar-99 - 10:26 AM
Thread Name: Origins: John Henry
Subject: Doin' web thing (the ballad of John Henry)
Here's the web meta search page: Or, if you're typing by hand (rather than cut and paste)

Computerist's version: (going down the listings) Another parody:

Lyrics: children's songbook:

1995 nat'l Public Radio backround piece subsites:looks like a nice record album cover picture and sociological note on popularity discography:

Here's the primary site (and a clue as to a good search engine!) if anyone wnats to do more digging.

I'm still looking the lyrics per se (on-line text form but have run out of tiem (how typical! :( )