Items tagged with "Gordon Lightfoot"

45 Years of “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald”

November 10, 2020 by

The SS Edmund Fitzgerald was shipwrecked in Lake Superior 45 years ago on 10 November 1975. Like many people, I became aware of the tragedy by way of Gordon Lightfoot’s song “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald.” The song was released in 1976 and hit #1 on the pop charts in Lightfoot’s native Canada. It also […]