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Below are links to many examples of the amazing phenomenon of "John Maynard" on YouTube. Enjoy!

Vier Drillinge sind einer zu viel -- This brief clip from the German movie entitled "Vier Drillinge sind einer zu viel" is an amusing example of the extent to which Theodor Fontane's poem, "John Maynard," is embedded in German culture. What else would a frazzled grandfather read to distract his triplet grandchildren?

John Maynard (Live) - Achim Reichel

Bergfolk - John Maynard -- Bergfolk ist eine Folkrockband aus dem Harz. Hier ist das Lied John Maynard zu sehen und zu hören. Diese Aufnahme stammt vom Rathausfest in Wernigerode am 16.06.2007!

John Maynard - HOLLY LOOSE --Aus dem Album "Melancholia" (VÖ 23.11.2018)

John Maynard - Teil 1, 2,3 --Reinhardt Repkes Club der toten Dichter mit Katharina Franck. So und nicht anders: Theodor Fontane. © 2019 Argon Verlag GmbH Released on: 2019-03-15 Music Publisher: Argon Verlag Composer: Reinhardt Repke Lyricist: Theodor Fontane, Reinhardt Repke .

John Maynard -- Kati Winter Creepypastas & Hörbücher, Published on Apr 29, 2018.

John Maynard -- Rezitation von Gerald Chmielewski, Museum Spijöök Varel Menschenmuell.

John Maynard -- insanenils, Published on Apr 1, 2009.

John Maynard --Danny -- Heiko Riedel, Published on May 3, 2012.

Peter Fischer (John Maynard-Parodie) -- This is a funny German parody of Theodor Fontane's "John Maynard."

John Maynard -- bisschen Vänderte Ballade xD

John Maynard -- Theodor Fontane

Theodor Fontane: John Maynard

John Maynard von Theodor Fontane - in der Wanne rezitiert von Sigrid

Melvin der Dichter I. John Maynard von Theodor Fontane

AND THERE ARE MORE... -- Try your own search at YouTube

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