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Long steel rail : the railroad in American folksong

Author: Norm Cohen
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1981.
Series: Music in American life.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Music
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cohen, Norm, 1936-
Long steel rail.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1981
(OCoLC)557628988
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Norm Cohen
ISBN: 0252003438 9780252003431
OCLC Number: 6277736
Notes: Includes melodies with chord symbols and index.
Description: xx, 710 pages : illustrations, portraits, music, facsimiles ; 27 cm.
Contents: The railway cars are coming --
Railroad march --
City of New Orleans --
John Henry --
Jim Fisk --
Jesse James --
Cole Younger --
Railroad Bill --
Casey Jones --
Ben Dewberry's final run --
J.C. Holmes blues -The crime of the D'Autremont brothers --
The fatal run --
The wreck on the C&O --
Engine 143 --
The wreck of the old 97 --
The New Market wreck --
Billy Richardson's last ride --
The wreck of the C&O number five --
The wreck of the 1256 --
The freight wreck at Altoona --
The wreck of the 1262 --
The wreck of the Royal Palm --
The wreck of the Virginian number three --
The wreck of number four --
The true and trembling brakeman --
The little red caboose behind the train --
The wreck of the C & O Sportsman --
The wreck of number nine --
Asleep at the switch --
Bill Mason --
Papa's Billy goat --
Rosenthal' goat --
He's coming to us dead --
In the baggage coach ahead --
Going for a pardon --
The eastbound train --
Please, Mr Conductor --
The Lightning Express --
The red and green signal lights --
The engineer's child --
Jim Blake's message --
There's a little box of pine on the 7:29 --
The evening train --
Because he was only a tramp --
The poor tramp has to live --
Waiting for a train --
Wild and reckless hobo --
The dying hobo --
The Wabash cannonball --
The little red caboose behind the train II --
Milwaukee blues --
The railroad boomer --
Hobo Bill's last ride --
In a boxcar around the world --
KC Railroad --
KC moan --
Cannonball blues --
Whitehouse blues --
The train that carried my girl from town --
That lonesome train took my baby away --
Special agent --
Railroad police blues --
How long, how long blues --
The southern blues --
I hate that train called the M & O --
Freight train blues --
Railroad blues --
Train whistle blues . A railroader for me --
New river train --
The rock island line --
The midnight special --
On the dummy line --
The longest train --
In the pines --
Reuben's train --
Train 45 --
900 miles --
Blow yo' whistle, freight train --
Freight train --
Freight train blues --
Railroading on the great divide --
I've been working on the railroad --
Jerry, go ile that car --
Paddy works on the railway --
Drill, ye tarriers, drill --
Way out in Idaho --
The night express --
Nine pound hammer --
The little red caboose behind the train III --
The Virginian strike --
I'm going home to die no more --
The railway spiritualized --
Life's railway to heaven --
The gospel train is coming --
Get on board --
Little black train --
This train --
Same train --
When the train comes along --
The Gospel Cannonball --
The Hell bound train .
Series Title: Music in American life.
Responsibility: Norm Cohen ; music edited by David Cohen.

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