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The Band That Played On: The Extraordinary Story of the 8 Musicians Who Went Down with the Titanic.

The band Played On.jpgwallace hartley.jpgOn this day, 99 years ago, the unsinkable ship - the Titanic - struck an iceberg 640 kilometres south-east of Nfld.

Less than 3 hours later, the Titantic was swallowed by the sea.

15-hundred and seventeen people lost their lives, mainly because there were not enough lifeboats.

Amid the chaos, the members of the band kept playing.

Steve Turner has just written a book about them called, The Band That Played On: The Extraordinary Story of the 8 Musicians Who Went Down with the Titanic

He's in London, England, and he speaks with Ramona:

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