“The Cyclone of Rye Cove”

Author: A. P. Carter (?)
Earliest date: 1929 (recording, Carter Family)
Keywords: grief death disaster storm
Found in: US(Ap)

Description

A tornado strikes the town of Rye Cove, and the schoolhouse is destroyed. Parents search the rubble, finding the bodies of their children.

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Recordings

References

  1. DT, RYECOVE
  2. Roud #7116
  3. BI, DTryecov