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Lewis, John (in Lyrics)

Craig said:
Also you MUST put in the other John Lewis, found in lyrics
Nobody but John Lewis, could have done such a thing
Ben will have full details. 

Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2000 19:59:22 +0100
To: Karl Erik Andersen 
From: Ben Taylor 
Subject: Re: Who is Lewis, John (in Lyrics)?

John Lewis murdered Naomi Wise, and Dylan sings about him on the
Minnesota tape in the song named after the woman he killed.

According to Digital Tradition (the folk lyric database) :

        In 1808, in Randolph County NC, Johnathan Lewis murdered Naomi
        Wise, who he had gotten with child and promised to marry. Lewis
        escaped before conviction.


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