Date: Mon, 13 Mar 1995 20:43:34 +0800 From: elliot mcintire Subject: Re: Sam Hill On Mon, 13 Mar 1995, Katherine Catmull wrote: > On Mon, 13 Mar 1995, elliot mcintire wrote: > > On Mon, 13 Mar 1995, Joan Livingston-Webber wrote: > > > > > For what it's worth, I keep thinking of a song, British I think, > > > about a cynical and nasty murderer going to be hanged named > > > Sam Hall. There are several versions. In one the chorus goes: > > > > > > My name is Samuel Hall. It is Sam Hall. (repeat) > > > My name it is Sam Hall and I hate you one and all. > > > You're a bunch of muckers all. God damn your eyes. [snip] > I think you're thinking of Joe Hill, the labor organizer who was executed > in Utah over protests from people including President Wilson. Last > telegram: "Don't mourn. Organize." Famous song about him: "I dreamed I > saw Joe Hill last night/alive as he could be" etc. Your are right, my mind was not working at warp speed this morning when I originally responded. but I a very glad you included a bit from the song about Joe Hill, which is REALLY what I had confused in my mind. One thing about this list, errors get corrected (usually real fast!) Thanks. Elliot McIntire emcintire[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]