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    Default June 3, 1967

    Billie Joe McAllister jumped off the Tallahatchie Bridge near Greenwood, Mississippi.
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    Default Re: June 3, 1967

    And ever since, people have been trying to figure out why.
    I was born on a wooden boat that I built myself.

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    Default Re: June 3, 1967

    Somebody is going to post the song, so I might as well:



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    Default Re: June 3, 1967

    Except, that's not the song. This one is:


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    Default Re: June 3, 1967

    Quote Originally Posted by Fred Z View Post
    Except, that's not the song.

    Damn. So close, so close.

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    Default Re: June 3, 1967

    The old bridge is gone, but there is a Mississippi Country Music trail marker nearby.

    http://www.mississippibluestraveller...d-mississippi/


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    Default Re: June 3, 1967

    The bridge where Emmett Till was thrown into the river is still standing, but no longer in use. His body was found in the Tallahatchie River.

    https://www.google.com/maps/@33.8239.../data=!3m1!1e3

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