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Titanic 100 Year Anniversary: How 20th Century American Folk Singers Sold The Sinking Ship
Stephen D. Winick
Folklorist, Music Critic, Editor
A hundred years ago when the Titanic sank, people didn't have TV or radio to bring the news into their homes. If you wanted the day's top stories delivered with the immediacy of a human voice, you did what your ancestors had done for centuries: you sought out your local minstrel.
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