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According to Songs in the Key of Z: The Curious Universe of Outsider Music, B.J. Snowden wrote "Ode To Lesley" about a close cousin who was killed driving home in a head-on collision with a drunken motorist". She said: "We were good friends... I'd just seen her at a wedding, and we were going to get together. But she got killed. She left two children."
Nice thought. Shame about the music. And the words. And the voice. (thanks, Alexander Baron - London, England)
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