30,000 Pounds of Bananas

On March 18, 1965, a tractor-trailer truck carrying thousands of pounds of bananas careened out of control while descending the hill into Scranton, Pa. In 1974 the story of this tragedy inspired Harry Chapin to write and sing 30,000 Pounds of Bananas. I was a fan of Harry Chapin in 1974 and continue to enjoy … [Read more…]