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GUEST,Paul Slade 03 May 09 - 06:49 AM
GUEST,.gargoyle 03 May 09 - 07:50 AM
GUEST,Johnny Beezer 03 May 09 - 08:27 AM
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Subject: Frankie & Johnny: The Facts
From: GUEST,Paul Slade
Date: 03 May 09 - 06:49 AM

I've just posted a long essay about Frankie & Johnny on my new website. It sets out the facts of the real murder which inspired the song, examines the two lawsuits it's produced and offers a guide to the various movie versions. If that sounds interesting to you, please click here:

http://www.planetslade.com/frankie-and-johnny1.html

NOTE TO MODERATORS: The site above generates no income for me or anyone else. Therefore, I hope I might be allowed to mention it here. Thank you.


    You betcha, Paul. Your plugs are always welcome here. (besides, I won CDs on your Website.... ;-) )
    -Joe Offer, Mudcat Music Editor


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Subject: RE: Frankie & Johnny: The Facts
From: GUEST,.gargoyle
Date: 03 May 09 - 07:50 AM

Thank you for the research - that is an easy read and interesting article - WELL DONE - (but has a touch of "bias.")

Because of your interest in the subject you will probably enjoy some of the previous
GOOD MUDCAT Discussion Threads on the Topic

History
mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=2601#1836681
History
mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=43656#638732
History
mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=43656#639173

Older Nastier
mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=3463#1390209

Shel Silverstiens
mudcat.org/thread.cfm?ThreadID=19443

Using the search at - bluegrassmessengers.com - provides over 150 versions - which pretty well trumps your 10.

Sincerely,
Gargoyle


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Subject: RE: Frankie & Johnny: The Facts
From: GUEST,Johnny Beezer
Date: 03 May 09 - 08:27 AM

Extremely interesting. Thanks for that Paul.


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