Listen to host Tom Flynn as he tracks the history of Stagolee, the song and legend. Augmented by clips of an exclusive interview conducted with Dr Cecil Brown (author of "Stagolee Shot Billy," Harvard University Press), Tom traces the variations of this uniquely American ballad from Christmas night 1895 in the Deep Morgan area of St Louis to every corner of America and across every popular genre of music. To learn more about this fascinating song and legend, check out Dr Brown's website at and listen to Saltwater Farm every Saturday from 6:30am-8:00am.

Nine Part Interview!