Baseball Crank
Covering the Front and Back Pages of the Newspaper
September 12, 2004
HISTORY: Sad Song

The Daily News has an interesting article about legendary 19th century songwriter Stephen Foster; I'd never known that Foster wrote most of his classic American folk songs from an apartment in lower Manhattan, or that he died a nearly penniless alcoholic at age 37.

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