Stagger Lee Links  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."


Other Links

John Henry: The Rebel Versions  This site looks at the African American hero John Henry as a figure of resistance and rebellion.