Posted by on September 27, 2018

File: 6624A1


Title: What A Storm (Storm of '42)

Subject: Charles Haffer, Jr.

Recording Date: 7-23-1942

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Genre: topical song

Instrument: vocal

City: Clarksdale

State: Mississippi

Setting: Back room of Nelson's Funeral Home

Editor Notes:

Introduces song with details of the storm, which stuck on March 16, 1942. Identified on AFS card as “Song of the Great Disaster.” Haffer says, on AFS 6626A3, that he’d written the song for the state Baptist convention.

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