Podcast: Ride That Train, part 2
Episode #16-19 | airing 5-11-16

This week we on the Sing Out! Radio Magazine conclude our two part feature on Train Songs. We’ll include songs and tunes from Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Dan Hicks & his Hot Licks, Anne Hills, Jimmie Rodgers and many more including “the best damn train song ever written.”

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Artist / “Title” / CD / Label

Pete Seeger / “If I Had A Hammer” / Songs Of Hope And Struggle /
        Smithsonian-Folkways

The Virginia Mountain Boys / “Lost Train Blues” / Classic Railroad
        Songs / Smithsonian Folkways
Bela Fleck & Abigail Watson / “Railroad” / Bela Fleck & Abigail
        Washburn / Rounder
Pullman Porters Quartette / “Pullman Passenger Train” / Train 45 /
        Rounder
John McCutcheon / “Casey Jones the Union Scab” / Joe Hill’s Last
        Will / Appalsongs
Boiled Buzzards / “The Engineers Don’t Wave from the Trains
        Anymore” / Early Bird Special / Buzzard Productions

Anne Hills / “I Rode ‘Em All Man” / Tracks / Hand & Heart
Michael Cooney / “John Henry” / The Cheese Stands Alone / Folk
        Legacy
Dan Hicks & his Hot Licks / “Waiting on the ‘103’” / The Most
        of Dan Hicks & his Hot Licks / Epic
Vernon Sutphin / “Lost Train Blues” / Classic Railroad Songs /
        Smithsonian Folkways

Bill Keith & Jim Ronney / “Reuben’s Old Train” / The Prestige/
        Folklore Years Vol. 6 / Prestige Folklore
The Mountainaires / “Blue Railroad Train” / The Mountainaires /
        Self Produced
Prudence Johnson / “The Train Carrying Jimmie Rodgers Home” /
        Songs of Greg Brown / Red House
Jimmie Rodgers / “Train Whistle Blues” / On the Way Up / Rounder

New Lost City Ramblers / “Railroading and Gambling” / Volume 1 /
        Real Gone
Addie Graham / “O & K Train Song” / Been a Long Time Traveling /
        June Appal
Jean Ritchie & Doc Watson / “Wabash Cannonball” / at Folk City /
        Smithsonian Folkways
Steve Goodman / “City of New Orleans” / The Original Steve Goodman /
        Buddah
Pete Seeger / “If I Had a Hammer (excerpt)” / Songs of Hope and Struggle /
        Smithsonian Folkways

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