Australian singles chart:
The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald entered the Kent Music Report on 6 December 1976 and peaked at #46.
The song is on Summertime Dream which entered the Kent Music Report album charts on 13 December 1976 and peaked at #63.
Lenny Waronker, Gordon Lightfoot
Record label of Australian release:
The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald is a 1976 hit song written, composed and performed by Canadian singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot to commemorate the sinking of the bulk carrier SS Edmund Fitzgerald on Lake Superior on 10 November 1975. Lightfoot drew his inspiration from Newsweek‘s article on the event, “The Cruelest Month”, which it published in its 24 November 1975 issue. Lightfoot considers this song to be his finest work.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wreck_of_the_Edmund_Fitzgerald
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