The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #4018   Message #615876
Posted By: GUEST,
24-Dec-01 - 02:06 PM
Thread Name: Origins: John Henry
Subject: RE: The origins of John Henry
The early confusion of John Hardy with John Henry was recently brought up here again. There are many reasons to believe that they were different people, one of which is that the "John Henry" song appears to have been extant before John Hardy's crime was committed.