Murder Ballads and Disaster Songs from the Early 1900s

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Early 20th century disasters like the Titanic and the Great Depression inspired homegrown music. Henry Sapoznik has put together a new CD box set called People Take Warning! Murder Ballads & Disaster Songs 1913-1938, with an introduction by Tom Waits.

People Take Warning! is available for purchase at


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Comments [1]

lindy from alameda, ca

Great show - reminds me of a folk group called Two Man Gentlemen Band. They put out an album called "Great Calamities." It also refers to the Titanic disaster - among others.

Nov. 14 2007 01:24 PM

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