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Gordon Lightfoot Edmund Fitzgerald

Gordon Lightfoot in front of the Edmund Fitzgerald wall at his Toronto home. MICHAEL PEAKE/ POSTMEDIA

"The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" - Gordon Lightfoot (HD w/ Lyrics) - YouTube

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"According to a legend of the Chippewa tribe, the lake they once called Gitche Gumee 'never gives up her dead.'" -- Great Lakes: The Cruelest Month, James R. Gaines with Jon Lowell in Detroit, ©1975 Newsweek Magazine -- On November 10, 1975, an ore carrier - the Edmund Fitzgerald - sank in Lake Superior during a November storm, taking the lives of all 29 crew members. Gordon Lightfoot wrote Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald - See http://gordonlightfoot.com/wreckoftheedmundfitzgerald.shtml

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June 8, 1958 – The SS Edmund Fitzgerald is launched; she will be the largest Lake freighter for more than a dozen years.

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