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On this day in 1945: The day after Hiroshima, country musician Fred Kirby composes “Atomic Power,” the first song to acknowledge “The Bomb.” Billboard magazine calls it “the greatest folk song in 20 years.”¬† The chorus: “Atomic power, atomic power… It was given by the mighty hand of God.” Other versions will outsell¬† the original […]

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