Titanic Playlists: Songs, Gospel, Movies, and a Lonely Whistle Blowing
Almost as soon as Titanic sank, people were singing about her. And they've been singing ever since. And making movies. I have some playlists on YouTube and Spotify, everything from Leadbelly and early movies to Kate Winslet's screen test and Encanto.
A general playlist of Titanic videos:
Some Titanic music on YouTube:
and on Spotify
Titanic movies--good, bad, and awful. Kate Winslet's screen test!
And here are some highlights:
Because this is a multicultural Titanic, let's start with a do-wop version of "My Heart Will Go On," https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oyiWQ3l66Nk
For spine-tingling eeriness, here is Titanic's whistle itself, blown in a special event at the Union Depot, St. Paul MN, in February 1999. (That picture behind the whistles is "See You in New York," which Dorothy Gibson and company recreate in Crimes and Survivors.)
And did I say Owlkitty?
Subscribe! When I find more, I put them into the playlists.
Here's the goody bag from the Titanic exhibit I currently have up at the Brookline (MA) Public Library: