Songs about trains.

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Re: Songs about trains.

Postby sakura1969 » Wed Oct 02, 2019 12:38 am

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Re: Songs about trains.

Postby glencairn » Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:20 am

Train A-Travelin' -- Bob Dylan
Steel Rail Blues -- Gordon Lightfoot
Slow Train to Nowhere --- John Mayall
Night Train to Memphis -- Roy Orbison (and many others)
Last Train to London --- E.L.O.
How Long Has That Evening Train Been Gone --- The Supremes

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Re: Songs about trains.

Postby Lancastrian » Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:02 pm

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Re: Songs about trains.

Postby PanzerJohn » Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:49 pm

Last Train to Transcentral by the KLF... great model railway in the video.

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Re: Songs about trains.

Postby Joker56 » Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:48 am

Travelling in style by Free

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Re: Songs about trains.

Postby DonB » Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:33 pm

I'm surprised that no-one's mentioned these yet:

9 to 5 (Morning Train) - Sheena Easton
Ticket to Ride - The Beatles
Morningtown Ride - The Seekers
The Gambler - Kenny Rogers

The Day We Caught the Train - Ocean Colour Scene
Driver 8 - REM
Homeward Bound - Simon & Garfunkel
Under Your Thumb - Godley & Creme
Runaway Train - Soul Asylum
She'll be Comin' Round the Mountain - ?

One I "sing" when I'm working on my layout:
I've Been Working on the Railroad - ?

One from my DJ days:
Don't Stop the Train - Phyllis Nelson
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Re: Songs about trains.

Postby Lancastrian » Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:04 am

Bob Cort Skiffle Group - Six Five Special. also recorded my many others.
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Re: Songs about trains.

Postby ODRAILS » Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:37 am

All Aboard - Chuck Berry
Downbound Train - Chuck Berry
Let It Rock (aka Rocking On The Railroad) - Chuck Berry
I Heard That Lonesome Whistle Blow - Johnny Cash
Smokestack Lighning - Howlin Wolf
California Zephyr - Hank Williams
Streamline Train - Vipers Skiffle Group
6-5 Special - Bob Cort Skiffle Group
Orange Blossom Special - various / Johnny Cash
Night Train - James Brown
Rock Island Line - various /Lonnie Donegan
Freight Train - various / Chas McDevitt & Nancy Whiskey

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Re: Songs about trains.

Postby allan » Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:42 am

"Honky Tonk Train Blues" and "Chicago Flyer" - Mead Lux Lewis.

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Re: Songs about trains.

Postby Firefly16 » Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:46 pm

'Petticoat Junction' Theme song US 1960s sitcom.
'The Old Pull And Push' Theme song early 1960s TV children's serial filmed on now long gone Hawkhurst, Kent branch.

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Re: Songs about trains.

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Re: Songs about trains.

Postby Ken Shabby » Fri Oct 11, 2019 5:18 pm

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"You said no strings could secure you at the station
Platform ticket, restless diesels, goodbye windows
I walked into such a sad time at the station"

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Re: Songs about trains.

Postby PanzerJohn » Mon Oct 14, 2019 2:44 pm

The Thomas the Tank Engine TV theme song.

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Re: Songs about trains.

Postby Firefly16 » Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:17 pm

'Model Railway' Yes, really. A short piece by Charles Williams I came across while looking for something else by this composer this afternoon.

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Re: Songs about trains.

Postby DonB » Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:24 am

Whist watching an 80s Top of the Pops earlier, I was (unfortunately) reminded of:

Ridin' On A Train - The Pasadenas
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