Post Number: 359
|Posted on Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 6:44 am: ||
I apologise if this has been discussed on here before, but...
While browsing through some music files recently, I came across a song called "Lizzy Stride" by a band called "Maybrick." No kidding - Maybrick, Lizzy Stride...Need I say more?
Needless to say, it instantly caught my attention.
Now while I admit I instantly jumped to the conclusion that there was a James Maybrick - Elizabeth Stride connection in the song, it seems that wasn't to be.
A search told me that "Maybrick" were a rock band from the 1980's - which was before the diary, etc of James Maybrick surfaced, and thus before he was known as a major Ripper suspect.
Still, even though the "Maybrick" link seems non-existent, I thought the title of the song, "Lizzy Stride", was interesting enough in itself to ask on here.
So, my question is, does anyone know if this song was actually a song about the Elizabeth Stride that we all know of, or is it no more than a strange coincidence?
Also, is the name of the band, "Maybrick", a coincidence or does it have something to do with this song? (Perhaps it's possible the song was made after the Maybrick diary surfaced, though from the little I do know, that doesn't seem likely.)
Either way, it'll be interesting to know if Lizzy does really have a song about her, or it's yet another coincidence.
Thanks in advance for any answers!!
"...Since then the idea has taken full possession of me, and everything fits in and dovetails so well that I cannot help feeling that this (George Chapman) is the man we struggled so hard to capture fifteen years ago..."
- Inspector Frederick Abberline, March 1903 interview, Pall Mall Gazette .
|Posted on Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 7:43 am: ||
It is perfectly possible that such a blip of an incidence in a fraudster's life- his hearing the song- might well have given him the diary idea, Adam. Well done, excellent work.
Richard Brian Nunweek
Post Number: 1473
|Posted on Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 4:08 pm: ||
You have read my mind but completly beat me on the trigger.
|Posted on Monday, October 24, 2005 - 1:27 pm: ||
"joshua and jared norton, brian scott, susan dobson and kristin maling formed maybrick in 1996"
... from the band's website:
No mileage there, it seems - they were formed long after the "diary" was either forged or published.
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