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THE BALLAD OF WALLACE AND JESSIE

This story happened over a century ago. As Chris was browsing through library shelves one day, he happened upon a book about the Titanic. He paged through photographs and specs about the ship and its passengers until one story made him pause. This is the story that birthed our song. A young girl named Jessie lay sick in a Salvation Army orphanage in the lowland village of Kirkcudbright, Scotland. On the night of April 14, 1912, staff called for Captain W. Rex Snowden, saying that the child was dying. He went to her bedside, and she sat up, asking if he could see a large ship sinking in the water. Thinking she was dreaming, he tried to soothe her back to sleep. But she insisted, saying that p

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