Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Wednesday Crosscurrents 11/4

Hosts - John Gaguine and Mike Godkin

Today - Train songs

Sheena Easton - Morning Train (9 to 5)

Pete Seeger - I've Been Working on the Railroad, The Wreck of Ol' 97, The Wabash Cannonball
Arlo Guthrie - Rock Island
Kingston Trio - M.T.A.

Gordon Lightfoot - Steel Rail Blues, Canadian RR Trilogy

Van Morrison, Lonnie Donegan and Chris Barber - Midnight Special
Chambers Brothers - People Get Ready
Neil Young - Train of Love
Joni Mitchell - Just Like This Train

The Monkees - Last Train to Clarksville
Arlo Guthrie - City of New Orleans

Glenn Miller - Chattanooga Choo Choo
? - Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe
Duke Ellington Orchestra - Take the "A" Train (Billy Strayhorn)

Al Kooper/Steve Stills (from the 1968 Supersession CD) - It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry (Bob Dylan)
Flying Burrito Brothers - Rollin' in My Sweet Baby's Arms
Linda Ronstadt (with the Beechwood Rangers) - Life Is Like a Mountain Railway
Crosby, Stills and Nash - Marrakesh Express (Graham Nash)

James Talley - Hear That Lonesome Whistle (Talley)
Tom Rush - Mobile-Texas Line (Carr)
Asleep at the Wheel - My Baby Thinks She's a Train

Tony Rice - Night Flyer
Grateful Dead - Casey Jones

The Easy Beats (a non-train song) - Friday on My Mind - huge hit for them in 1967, their only American hit

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