On Newport Folk. About a devastating mining disaster in Nova Scotia in 1958, heavily mediated since it followed a previous explosion in that same mining town two years earlier, when it was no news compared to the Soviet invasion of Hungary and the Suez crisis.
Peter, Paul & Mary [as Ballad Of Springhill (Springhill Disaster)]
Martin Carthy [as Springhill Mining Disaster]
Dubliners [as Springhill Disaster]
U2 [during their Joshua Tree tour]
Pauline Scanlon [with Damien Dempsey as The Springhill Mining Disaster]