Friday, April 01, 2016

The Real Story Behind "The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll"

In 1963, Bob Dylan recorded a song about a murder that had occurred only a few months before. Bill Zantzinger came to the party drunk and acted like he owned the place and everyone in it. What happened was an outrage, but the details behind the song were even stranger than what he sang. Read the story in an article I wrote for mental_floss.

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