Edmund Fitzgerald. I lived in Toledo, near the Maumee River and not too far from Lake Erie.
Gordon Lightfoot's song, relaying the tale of the fateful November night on Lake Superior, is a classic. It's a song that I use with my English classes to demonstrate effective use of figurative language, from similes and metaphors to rhyme and personification.
I've listened to this particular Gordon Lightfoot's song more times than I can count--do CD's wear out?
In any case, if you've not heard the song before, or have in the past but would like to catch the tune again, here's a youtube link. Note the fancy graphics for the brief newscast clip right at the start. :)
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