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The legend of The Edmund Fitzgerald

His melodic, soulful voice is unmistakable. A modern-day troubadour, Gordon Lightfoot has touched the lives of millions of people with his thoughtful, evocative portraits of Canadian life and landscape. He's a musician steeped in the folk tradition, his catalogue of songs, including such classics as Canadian Railroad Trilogy and The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, earning him a place in the pantheon of Canadian icons.

Reporter Suhana Meharchand examines the legend of the Great Lakes ship The Edmund Fitzgerald.
Medium: Television
Program: Midday
Broadcast Date: July 19, 1994
Guest(s): Bob Chanda, Jim Holbaugh, Joe McInnes, Margaret Souliere
Host: Tina Srebotnjak
Reporter: Suhana Meharchand
Duration: 4:53
Edmund Fitzgerald paintings courtesy of Mary C. Demroske.

Last updated: April 18, 2013

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