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Gloomy Sunday

Gloomy Sunday

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David C. Barnett, of member station WCPN, reports on a play about the composer of the song "Gloomy Sunday." The Depression-era song, it was reported, was responsible for a number of suicides of hundreds of Hungarian young people who heard it. This item is unavailable due to copyright issues.