For those of us around when the country celebrated its bicentennial, it was an extraordinary time. That it landed in the midst of a momentous, and not necessarily pleasant, decade is perhaps fitting. Not only did we have the 200th anniversary of the 1776 adoption of the United States of America Declaration of Independence from […]Friday Forgotten Song: The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald by Gordon Lightfoot — It Rains… You Get Wet
“Tuesday, March 22, 2022-S.S. EDMUND FITZGERALD…and HER SHIP\S COMPLEMENT: Still TRUE to THE IDEALS, WHEN as THEY WERE AMERICAN YOUNG MEN, THEY SAILED TO PAY THE BILLS AGAIN; THEIR NAMES ENROLLED in HONOR’S COURT, THEY-29…ARE RIDING ANCHOR…ON THE HIGH SEAS OF THE GREAT LAKES, LAKE SUPERIOR, NOT IN HOME PORT!!!”
“YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN , WE REMEMBER, At the going down of the SUN…On Lake Superior…AND In the Morning; WE WILL REMEMBER THEM, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM!!!”
“Note: EXCELLENT SONG-TUNE, Mr. Gordon LIGHTFOOT; as SADLY and REMORSEFULLY, S.S. EDMUND FITZGERALD-SANK in our Canadian waters!!!”
Yours Aye: Brian CANUCK Murza, W.W.II Naval Researcher-Published Author, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.