[Dixielandjazz] Stack 'o' Lee or variations on a theme!

jazzfact jazzfact at ozemail.com.au
Wed Dec 10 05:48:41 PST 2003

<The killer was a black man named Lee Shelton. Most of the ballads say 
Stagolee was a gambler, but it appears that he was also a "maquereau", a
French term 
for pimp - often abbreviated to "mack", which describes men who were kept by


is this where "Mack" The Knife came from?

Richard Stevens

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Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Stack 'o' Lee or variations on a theme!

Hi Rae Ann and others,

On the subject of the above I can now post the following rather long article

on the subject which you might fing interesting:-




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