1. friscobob

    friscobob Staff Member

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    Got a few more to add:

    "Ain't No Train to Memphis", by BR5-49

    "Train, Train", by Blacksnake (you have to be into Southern rock to have heard this band)

    (I know I'm gonna catch heck for this, but oh well [​IMG] [​IMG] :rolleyes: :rolleyes: )
    "Crazy Train", by Ozzy Osbourne
    (please, no flames- I do like me some Ozzy every now & then)

    I think I've heard Willie Nelson sing that "I've Been to Georgia" somewhere along the line:

    "I've been to Georgia on a fast train,
    I wasn't born no yesterday.
    I've got a good Christian raisin'
    And an eighth-grade education,
    Ain't no call for y'all to be a-treatin' me this-a-way."
     
  2. friscobob

    friscobob Staff Member

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    Here's a few more:

    "Night Train", by Steve Winwood

    "Train Kept A-Rollin' ", by Aerosmith

    "Hey Porter", "Blue Train", "Folsom Prison Blues", and "Train of Love",
    by Johnny Cash

    "Glory Train", by Cissy Houston

    "Love Train", by the O-Jays

    "Train Medley", by Boxcar Willie (matter of fact, most RR songs done by Boxcar Willie!)

    "Railroad Lady", by Jerry Jeff Walker
     
  3. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 HOn30 & N Scales Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Popped a CD into the player today. Then remembered there was a song on it: "Downbound Train" Bruce Springsteen.

    :D

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  4. FriscoCharlie

    FriscoCharlie Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    I think you mean Blackfoot - not to be confused with Whitesnake. [​IMG] Haha

    Charlie

    [ 18. May 2004, 13:58: Message edited by: E-8 ]
     
  5. FriscoCharlie

    FriscoCharlie Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    "People Get Ready" - Jeff Beck & Rod Stewart
    "Peace Train" - Cat Stevens
    "Long Train Runnin'" - The Doobie Brothers
    "Last Train To London" - ELO
    "Last Train To Clarksville" - The Monkees
    "Downtown Train" - Rod Stewart

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  6. The Rocket

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    "Come On Ride the Train" by Quad City DJ's

    "Ride the Train" by Alabama

    [ 18. May 2004, 14:04: Message edited by: The Rocket ]
     
  7. friscobob

    friscobob Staff Member

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    I think you mean Blackfoot - not to be confused with Whitesnake. [​IMG] Haha

    Charlie
    </font>[/QUOTE]Yep, you're right- my bad.

    Leave it to a DJ to have the right answer. Thanks.

    BTW, first time I ever heard this song I was chasing KCS trains in eastern Oklahoma south of Heavener, and I popped in the cassette with this band. I cranked 'er up & let it blast out the speakers as I rolled down US 59 on my way to Page to catch a meet.
     
  8. friscobob

    friscobob Staff Member

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    BTW, has anybody noticed Charlie has hit the 5000-post mark very recently?
     
  9. BlueBellyCondMBCR

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    Can I barge in? How about
    "Long Black Train" by Josh Turner. It's new this year and a great old timey song. Josh is from South Carolina and has a great voice. Check it out!
     
  10. rush2ny

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    Absolutely barge in! My wife has that album but I haven't bothered listening to it. Now I have a reason to!

    Happy railroading!

    Russ
     
  11. Paul Liddiard

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    What about "Twin Silver Line" by Bob Seeger?
    I see that this was already mentioned on page one. I should read the whole thread before posting.

    But there is "My baby wrote me a letter" with the lyric: "Ain't got time to take a fast train, lonely days are gone, my baby wrote me a letter."

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  12. FriscoCharlie

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    Gladys Knight & The Pips... excellent tune. Just played it on the air. [​IMG]

    Charlie
     
  13. FriscoCharlie

    FriscoCharlie Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    I have versions of that by The Boxtops, Joe Cocker, and Johnny Rivers. Another great song.

    Charlie
     
  14. Gats

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    To add to the fray... [​IMG]

    Michelle Shocked's second album Short, Sharp, Shocked feature three rail-related songs -

    The L&N Don't Stop Here Anymore,
    Hello Hopeville, and
    If Love was a Train.

    Rainy Night in Georgia has the lines 'A distant moanin' of a train seems to play a sad refrain to the night' and 'I find me a place in a box car, so I take my guitar to pass some time'.
    The cover by Conway Twitty and Sam Moore from Country, Rhythm and Blue is well worth a listen.

    Shawn Colvin's 'Witchita Skyline' off the album A Few Small Repairs features a distant horn at track's end.
     
  15. FriscoCharlie

    FriscoCharlie Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Train In Vain - The Clash
    Take the 'A' Train - Duke Ellington
    Longest Train I Ever Saw - Joan Baez
    Freight Train - Joan Baez
    Train Ride In G - Mason Williams

    Then there was the group Grand Funk Railroad
     
  16. FriscoCharlie

    FriscoCharlie Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    How could I have forgotten, "Party Train" by The Gap Band. Great song.

    Charlie
     
  17. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 HOn30 & N Scales Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Remember when they first came along? They were using "Grand Trunk Railroad." Got in trouble for it. So changed "Trunk" to "Funk."


    :D

    Boxcab E50
     
  18. rush2ny

    rush2ny TrainBoard Member

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    I never knew that about them Boxcab!

    Russ
     
  19. FriscoCharlie

    FriscoCharlie Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Me neither. Their first 2 or 3 hits were "Grand Funk Railroad" subsequent titles were labled "Grand Funk".

    Charlie
     
  20. GP30

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    Josh Turners "Long Black Train" is an outstanding counrty piece.

    My personal favorite is "Traneing In" by John Coltrane..........a natural for any sax player like me.
     

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