Stagger Lee Links
Staggerlee.com This site includes a list of over 400 recordings of Stagger Lee, a Stagger Lee chronlogy, and lyrics to various versions.
Stagger Lee: A Historical Look at the Urban Legend This is a detailed article by Tony Kullen tracing the legend to its origins.
De Lyons Sleeps Tonight: Stagger Lee This site contains an interesting essays on Stagger Lee and two other murder ballads: "Frankie & Johnny" and "Knoxville Girl."
John Henry: The Rebel Versions This site looks at the African American hero John Henry as a figure of resistance and rebellion.