Stagger Lee
The legend of Stagger Lee is based on a real event that happened in St. Louis over 100 years ago. The story has become a part of American Folklore. A number of retellings of the story are available on the web. "The Story of Stagger Lee" Comic book
The whole story


The Early Blues Website
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A mailing list posting that offers a good, quick overview of the story

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Stagger Lee Graphic Novel The Stagger Lee Files