San Francisco Earthquake, The

DESCRIPTION: "'Twas on a balmy April day, the springtime flowers in bloom." San Francisco is properous and happy. "But suddenly a rumbling sound, an earthquake...." Mothers cry out to God to save their children; families are parted; God's ways are mysterious
AUTHOR: Words: Fred Bessel
EARLIEST DATE: 1907 (Delaney's Songbook #45, according to Cohen)
KEYWORDS: death disaster
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
Apr 18, 1906 - The San Francisco Earthquake
FOUND IN:
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS2, p. 665, "The San Francisco Earthquake" (1 text)
File: CAFS2665

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