This was the inspiration for the song “When the Levee Breaks”, originally written by Kansas Joe McCoy and Memphis Minnie in 1929, and later made famous by Led Zeppelin.
This entry was posted on February 7, 2014 by Miep. It was filed under History, New Orleans, Photography, Pursuit of Happiness, Weird and was tagged with 1927, AMERICA, Death, Drown, Flood, Great Mississippi Flood, Great Mississippi Flood of 1927, History, Hurricane, Led Zeppelin, Louisiana, Louisiana History, Memphis Minnie, music, natural disaster, natural disasters, New Orleans, New Orleans History, Nola, Photo, Photography, USA, Weird.
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