Classic Railroad Songs
[sound recording (CD)]
Program notes, including bibliography and discography (33 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
An excerpt from "Rail dynamics" (recorded by Emory Cook) (:24) -- Train 45 (The New Lost City Ramblers) (2:18) -- Kassie Jones (Furry Lewis) (2:56) -- Jay Gould's daughter (Pete Seeger) (2:38) -- Railroad Bill (Walt Robertson) (2:08) -- Linin' track (Lead Belly) (1:15) -- Freight train (Elizabeth Cotten) (2:43) -- Drill, ye tarriers, drill (Cisco Houston) (2:30) -- Zach, the Mormon engineer (L.M. Hilton) (2:02) -- Lost train blues (The Virginia Mountain Boys) (2:57) -- The F.F.V. (Annie Watson) (3:52) -- He's coming to us dead (The New Lost City Ramblers) (3:15) -- The train that carried my girl from town (Doc Watson) (2:18) -- Rock Island Line (Lead Belly) (2:03) -- Lonesome train (Sonny Terry, Woody Guthrie, and Cisco Houston) (3:31) -- John Henry (Woody Guthrie and Cisco Houston) (2:42) -- The wreck of the Number Nine (Rosalie Sorrels) (1:36) -- Freight train blues (Brownie McGhee) (3:36) -- The New Market wreck (Mike Seeger) (3:39) -- Jerry, go oil that car (Haywire Mac) (2:38) -- Way out in Idaho (Rosalie Sorrels) (3:34) -- Old John Henry died on the mountain (Henry Grady Terrell) (1:55) -- Casey Jones (John D. Mounce) (:20) -- Wreck of the Old 97 (Pop Stoneman) (2:51) -- Midnight special (Lead Belly) (2:03) -- Wabash Cannonball (Doc Watson) (3:17) -- Lost train blues (Vernon Sutphin) (1:13) -- New River train (Iron Mountain String Band) (4:26) -- Excerpt from "Three little engines and 33 cars" (recorded by Vinton Wight) (:25).
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