Episode 61 – Nobody Cares About the Railroads Anymore

Inspired by The Squire’s summer trip Stateside, we look at songs about the Great American Railroad.

  • Rock Island Line – Billy Bragg & John Henry
  • Pullman Passenger Train – Pullman Porters Quartette
  • Railroad Bill – Will Bennett
  • Through Train Blues – Tampa Red
  • A Railroad Lover For Me – Emry Arthur & Della Hartfield
  • B & O Blues (Take 2) – Blind Willie McTell
  • Your Good Man Caught The Train & Gone – The Mississippi Shakes
  • My Man’s a Jolly Railroad Man – Moonshine Kate
  • Night Train to Memphis – Roy Acuff & His Smoky Mountain Boys
  • Midnight Special (3:06 Version) – Leadbelly
  • The Wreck of the Old ‘97 – Vernon Dalhart
  • Chickasaw Train Blues (Low Down Dirty Thing) – Memphis Minnie
  • Alabama Bound – Odetta
  • Union Train – The Almanac Singers
  • Mystery Train – Little Junior’s Blue Flames
  • Freight Train Blues (Mono Mix) – Bob Dylan
  • Southern Train – Dion
  • The Railroad – Lee Hazlewood
  • Hear My Train a’Coming (Acoustic Version) – Jimi Hendrix
  • She Caught the Katy – Taj Mahal
  • Morning Train – Paul Parrish
  • Midnight Train to Georgia – Cissy Houston
  • Train Man – Bob Seger System
  • Train Round the Bend (Mono Mix) – The Velvet Underground
  • Watching The Train Go By (Single Version) – Tony Joe White
  • Nobody Cares About the Railroad’s Anymore – Nilsson

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