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September 30, 2015


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Is it possible that the song was written by Fiddling John Carson during the trial in 1914, well before the lynching in 1915?

Most printed versions of the lyrics do include Frank's name and finish with the death sentence issued by the judge before the commutation.

Steve Lubet

Thanks, Anon. I added an update to that effect before I saw your comment.

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