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Friday, October 8, 2010

Journalist Joe Grimm authors Great Lakes book

The Community House Presents
"Songs of the Great Lakes Sailors"


November 10th marks the 35th anniversary of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald. Come to The Community House and hear the songs and stories of the sailors who traveled the Great Lakes in the schooner days. A fascinating collection of songs about voyages, Michigan, canals and disasters will take you back.  You'll hear how these songs, almost lost forever, were saved by a professor who scoured lakefront saloons and sailor hangouts to save them. Your guide is Joe Grimm, author of "Windjammers: Songs of the Great Lakes Sailors." Book available for purchase in class (optional).


Tuesday, November 9, 10:00-11:30am, $15


To register, contact The Community House, 380 South Bates Street, Birmingham, 248/644-5832, or online at




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