Readers: This week marks the 85th anniversary of arguably the most profound single event in the history of Palm Beach County: the great Okeechobee hurricane of Sept. 16, 1928.
The Post is noting the storm, and its legacy, in several current stories. For our purposes, we turn to one of the great mysteries to emerge from the event: the source of the tune, “Somebody Got Drowned.” Here’s more from a 2007 column:
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