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Last Miner Down BelowTuesday, March 15th, 2016
26 Mine DisasterTuesday, March 8th, 2016
Thank you to Lee Anne Watt for bringing this song to my attention!
Men from 12 South, TheWednesday, April 1st, 2015
Disaster at No 1-BMonday, May 28th, 2012
A note indicates that this is from John O’Donnell’s collection. The book also says that the well-known British Child ballad, “Lord Randall,” was the inspiration for this song.
The No.26 Mine DisasterFriday, May 4th, 2012
No.26 Mine Explosion: The Root CauseFriday, May 4th, 2012
Mining Town of FameFriday, May 4th, 2012
We actually don’t know much about this song. There is a thread on the mudcat cafe about our disaster song project and someone named “Marion” listed a number of disaster songs, including…
1979 Glace Bay DisasterFriday, May 4th, 2012
On Saturday, February 24, 1979, at approximately 4:10 AM, an explosion occurred in the No. 26 Colliery in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia. The mine was owned by the Cape Breton…