The Fire's Still Burning (Centralia) LIVE

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Jim Colbert
2009-11-27
© James P. Colbert

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This song was the winner of the first Pennsylvania Heritage Songwriting Competition. In May 1962, a vein of exposed anthracite coal caught fire at the town dump in Centralia, Pennsylvania. I was about 6 months old. I am 48, and that fire is still burning today.

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