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CRZ Big Brother Administrator Level: 216 Posts: 7027/16499 EXP: 148147114 For next: 2378278 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 12 hours Last activity: 12 hours # 1 Posted on 10.11.05 0919.29 Reposted on: 10.11.12 0921.09 On 10 Nov 1975, the freighter Edmund Fitzgerald sank in Lake Superior due to high winds. http://news.google.com/news?q=edmund+fitzgerald+30+years http://www.shipwreckmuseum.com/ will have a special webcast tonight As the big freighters go it was bigger than most I'm already sorry I posted that. Promote this thread!
RYDER FAKIN Six Degrees of Me Level: 63 Posts: 378/961 EXP: 2066672 For next: 30491 Since: 21.2.02 From: ORLANDO Since last post: 148 days Last activity: 50 days
AIM: # 2 Posted on 10.11.05 0942.07 Reposted on: 10.11.12 0944.50 CRZ: I'm already sorry I posted that. I bet. Where's the song!!! Click Here (jaydax.co.uk) (if at work - adjust the volume, probably. Up or Down, depending on how COOL you are! SING ALONG!) FLEA (edited by RYDER FAKIN on 10.11.05 1045)
pieman As young as he feels Level: 112 Posts: 2078/3617 EXP: 15203559 For next: 134694 Since: 11.12.01 From: China, Maine Since last post: 6 days Last activity: 1 day # 3 Posted on 10.11.05 1201.57 Reposted on: 10.11.12 1202.35 My wife and I heard this song on the radio a couple weeks ago and I did some research on the wreck after listening. I could have sworn it was way earlier. I was in high school when this happened and the way news was back then, I heard about the disaster when Lightfoot's song was released. The Wreck of The Edmund Fitzgerald occured on my wife's 12th birthday. Hmmmm. Gitchagoomee. (edited by pieman on 10.11.05 1303)
JayJayDean Scrapple Level: 126 Posts: 2395/4734 EXP: 22714173 For next: 369994 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 27 days Last activity: 1 hour
Y!: # 4 Posted on 10.11.05 1309.03 Reposted on: 10.11.12 1309.24 Originally posted by pieman I could have sworn it was way earlier. I was in high school when this happened I can TOTALLY see why you'd have thought that, based on your reasoning. :)
The Thrill Banger Level: 100 Posts: 1949/2781 EXP: 10117639 For next: 236793 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 375 days Last activity: 221 days # 5 Posted on 10.11.05 1954.25 Reposted on: 10.11.12 1956.20 That story is still worth a mention or two up here, seeing as how she was "comin' back from some mill in Wisconsin." I even saved file video of earlier coverage of that sinking...somewhere 'round here... On a lighter note, "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" is a GREAT karaoke song to do to get under your friends-who-wanna-sing-dammit's skin...'cause it's longer than an Iron Butterfly drum solo.
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