Galveston had a seawall
To keep the water down,
But the high tide from the ocean
Washed water over the town.
The New Yorker has The iPod of the Hurricane, songs for a windy weekend, leading with Wynonie Harris, “She’s Gone with the Wind”.
The Broward-Palm Beach New Times shares Hurricane Irene Mixtape Starter Kit — Just in Case, Safety First, advising "Stay prepared, and make tons of mix CDs for your hand-crankable boombox."
More mix tapes: Cassette from my Ex, Jason Bittner's book on the mix tape as a totem of personal compilations of 80s/90s romantic entanglements.