Archive for the Category ‘Songs’

The Loss of the "Atlantic" (A)

Friday, January 10th, 2014

RMS Atlantic was a transatlantic ship owned by the White Star Line, operating between Liverpool in England, and New York City. On 1 April 1873, during her 19th voyage, the ship ran onto rocks off…

The Loss of the "Atlantic" (B)

Friday, January 10th, 2014

Their Lights Will Shine

Friday, May 4th, 2012

You can hear this song on youtube (the song begins at 3’26″):

Miner’s Song, The

Friday, May 4th, 2012

Given the general nature of this song’s title, it is no real surprise that several songs exist by the same name. For example, Toronto-born Carroll Levis (1910-68) introduced a group…

Pictou’s Black Coal

Friday, May 4th, 2012

Pictou County Mining Disaster

Friday, May 4th, 2012

I was absolutely thrilled that, in response to an earlier message indicating that we had no information about this song, the composer, Al Hanis, wrote directly to me! I really…

Pictou County Coal

Friday, May 4th, 2012