Then there was Jimmie Rodgers. While all of the artists are contemporary, the songs range from 1930s country music through western swing and bluegrass to various styles of country-rock. Louis for the National Railway Historical Society convention, including two 4-8-4's, a 4-8-2 and a 2-6-6-4. Traveling north, traveling north to find you Train wheels beating, the wind in my eyes Don't even know what I'll find when I get to you Call out your name love don't be surprised It's so many miles and so long since I've left you Don't even know what I'll find when I get to you But suddenly now I know where I belong It's many hundred miles and it won't be long Nothing at all in my head to say to you Only the beat of the train I'm on Nothing I've learn all my life on the way to you One day our love was over and gone It's so many miles and so long since I've met you Don't even know what I'll say when I get to you But suddenly now I know where I belong It's many hundred miles and it won't be long What will I do if there's someone there with you? Look for an extended cameo by David Hasselhoff in this music video. Some are also melancholic, about a love coming or going, or about going back home. This is not a collection of individual train sound effects or music, but a continuous hour-long soundtrack aboard a real train especially recorded to capture the relaxing experience of passenger train travel.
Neil Woodward brings a lot of love and a boxcar load of traditional acoustic instruments to accompany his warm baritone voice. Brosnan, Southern Railway executive vice president of operations and future chairman, began holding meetings for company officers in Almond, N. He has toured with Utah Phillips and The Rose Tattoo, a group of old hobos, anarchists and musicians, singing and telling stories which celebrate the ongoing influence of the railroads in American folk culture. The two-time Emmy Award winner's previous work and credits include Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Sister Act, Jetsons: The Movie, Sleepless in Seattle, and The Addams Family. Discography of American Historical Recordings,. Folklore The Traditional Ballad Index: An Annotated Bibliography of the Folk Songs of the English-Speaking World.
Archived from on May 7, 2010. Folklore The Traditional Ballad Index: An Annotated Bibliography of the Folk Songs of the English-Speaking World. Use fingers to help with the counting as well as an exaggerated action of turning the engine handle, which is lots of fun. Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project,. On their sole album, Rising Sons delved deeper than those groups for their influences, bypassing the Chicago Blues sound in favor of traditional Delta country blues. Casey Jones - Craig Duncan A very nice, traditional instrumental arrangement with fiddle and flat-picked guitar solos.
And quite a few Youtube videos we once featured have been blocked by the record companies. The first transcontinental railroad was completed in 1869 and throughout this period many former slaves followed the railroad building schemes in search of work. Discography of American Historical Recordings,. The faint sounding of the horn and crossing bells become less frequent as the train accelerates into the desert. Even when the boys experiment and expand their style, they still come through with extremely likable songs, such as Voodoo Train and 34 Minutes. All you need to be is a person who likes trains as much as we do.
Folklore The Traditional Ballad Index: An Annotated Bibliography of the Folk Songs of the English-Speaking World. Archived from on March 31, 2013. Steve Goodman's song was inspired by a train ride he took during the ill-fated McGovern campaign of 1972. This album brings a slightly new approach to the genre. A few songs don't have their own pages yet, and there are many more songs to add. But if you want to hear more clips, read the lyrics, learn the history, and in some cases see You-tube videos of famous folks performing the songs, click on the link to take you to each page.
It was a travelling exhibition that was integrated, both black and white visitors were allowed to mingle freely. Tracks in this category are songs from and about Irish immigrants who helped build the railroad, work songs sung by African-American crews while lining track, a hammer song performed by Aunt Molly Jackson, and train wreck songs done in the old-time tradition. Our train songs are special. Archived from on August 18, 2015. British Music, Journal of the British Music Society. Most have a defined, bottom-heavy bass line that holds the songs together, while drummer Steve Shelley of Sonic Youth does his best imitation of the rhythmic grumble of track and wheel scraping along. So whether one is attracted to trains, bluegrass, or just good music, Bluegrass Express should fit the bill.
Instrumental tracks are performed by Canadian guitarist, Robert Taylor, and the late Andy Johnson. Don Parmley's banjo and Bud Coleman's 12-string rhythm guitar and some classical as well give Billy Strange very colorful accompaniment, and Hal Blaine's drums are in there somewhere, too. Folklore The Traditional Ballad Index: An Annotated Bibliography of the Folk Songs of the English-Speaking World. The list of songs includes classics of American folk and country music. Archived from on January 11, 2014. In February 1854 the line was extended to Rock Island in Mississippi to give Chicago a rail link to the Delta.
My father and uncles played folk mass for St. He has since broadened his artistic scope over the years to include music representing virtually every corner of the world — west Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, the Hawaiian islands and so much more. Archived from on June 2, 2016. Discography of American Historical Recordings,. Discography of American Historical Recordings. Archived from on June 24, 2012.