Posts Tagged ‘1979 Glace Bay Disaster’

Last Miner Down Below

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

26 Mine Disaster

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Thank you to Lee Anne Watt for bringing this song to my attention!

Men from 12 South, The

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Disaster at No 1-B

Monday, 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 Disaster

Friday, May 4th, 2012

No.26 Mine Explosion: The Root Cause

Friday, May 4th, 2012

Mining Town of Fame

Friday, 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 Disaster

Friday, 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…