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Thread #18867   Message #3075253
Posted By: Janie
15-Jan-11 - 02:39 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Miner's Lullaby (Utah Phillips)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Miner's Lullaby (Utah Phillips)
Just listened to Anke Summerhill and Kate MacLeod perform this on Long Gone.

Lovely version.

This song carries special meaning to me. My grandfather died from morphine shock on the way to the hospital after a coal mine roof collapsed on him in 1938. From what the family was told, it was a mercy.