From the album entitle titled Tragic Songs from the Grassy Knoll: John F. Kennedy 50th Anniversary Collection, Homer Henderson sings the original version of his plaintive ode to the accused assassin. (H/T to Ronnie)
Myself, I’m partial to the more rollicking version by the the Asylum Street Spankers,
On this album, dominated by country and bluegrass artists, I like the two tunes called “The Death of President Kennedy,” the first by the Gospel Band and the second by Ralph Ryan.
“The stuff is so poignant and full of feeling,” says Miriam Linna, a rock drummer who put the compilation together. “It’s not fabricated emotionally, and we thought it was beautiful.”
What’s your favorite tune?