Wednesday, 20 June 2007

This is a great audio for the origins of "The Ballad of Frankie and Johnny

The radio show is a brief one - but it really helps with the origins and traditions surrounding this ballad/song.

Here are also notes on the background of this ballad. Scroll down for them. Interesting stuff"
And there's more! Here's a thread of messages and comments on this song.
Here's the great Satchmo singing this ballad.
Listen to Frankie and Johnny - (Real Audio - 3:57)

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