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Classic Railroad Songs from Smithsonian Folkways
by Various Artists

 
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Overview

Track Listing

1 Rail Dynamics (Excerpt) - Emory Cook (Excerpt)
2 Train 45 - The New Lost City Ramblers
3 Kassie Jones - Furry Lewis
4 Jay Gould's Daughter - Pete Seeger
5 Railroad Bill - Walt Robertson
6 Linin' Track - Lead Belly
7 Freight Train - Elizabeth Cotten
8 Drill, Ye Tarriers, Drill - Cisco Houston
9 Zack, The Mormon Engineer - L.M. Hilton
10 Lost Train Blues - Virginia Mountain Boys
11 F.F.V., The - Annie Watson (previously unreleased)
12 He's Coming to Us Dead - The New Lost City Ramblers
13 Train That Carried My Girl from Town, The - Doc Watson
14 Rock Island Line - Lead Belly
15 Lonesome Train - Cisco Houston/Sonny Terry/Woody Guthrie
16 John Henry - Cisco Houston/Woody Guthrie
17 Wreck of the Number Nine, The - Rosalie Sorrels
18 Freight Train Blues - Brownie McGhee
19 New Market Wreck, The - Mike Seeger
20 Jerry, Go and Oil That Car - Harry McClintock
21 Way Out in Idaho - Rosalie Sorrels
22 Old John Henry Died on the Mountain - Henry Grady Terrell
23 Casey Jones - John D. Mounce
24 Wreck of the Old 97 - Pop Stoneman
25 Midnight Special - Lead Belly
26 Wabash Cannonball - Doc Watson
27 Lost Train Blues - Vernon L. Sutphin
28 New River Train - Iron Mountain String Band
29 Three Little Engines and 33 Cars (Excerpt) - Vinton Wight (Excerpt)

Genre: Country
 
Details
  • Genre: Folk Music
  • Release Date: January 2006
  • Label: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
  • Format: CD
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Audio Format: Mixed
  • Producer: Jeff Place (Compilation)
 
Music Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Dirty Linen (p.86) - "[S]tocked full of beloved and obscure trains songs. This generous collection brings together 29 blues, country, old-time, and folk tunes with railroad themes..."

 
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