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Posted by Track fiddler on Friday, September 15, 2023 5:41 AM

Good morning

Some good jazz right there.  I've always liked jazz, especially with horn and woodwind.  Reminded me of some good Ol' New Orleans style.

 

How about some more morning music over coffee this morning.

 

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Posted by "JaBear" on Friday, September 15, 2023 12:01 AM

 

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Posted by Track fiddler on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 6:14 AM

Good morning

SeeYou190

My Kind Of Country is an excellent album that never got much appreciation.

Thanks for making the direct link.

 

Not at all Kevin, your welcome.  That album is appreciated over hereYes

 

basementdweller

I have not seen this one listed. 

Riding The L&N. My preferred version is by Nine Below Zero (live). Great song. 

 

 

Then Riding the L&N by Nine Below Zero it is.

 

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Posted by basementdweller on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 4:57 AM

I have not seen this one listed. 

Riding The L&N. My preferred version is by Nine Below Zero (live). Great song. 

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Saturday, September 9, 2023 12:25 PM

My Kind Of Country is an excellent album that never got much appreciation.

Thanks for making the direct link.

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Posted by Track fiddler on Saturday, September 9, 2023 7:29 AM

Good morning

It seems we have a few Van's parked here on the old threadWhistling

The Van Morrison one was a good tune, and more recently, Donnie and Johnny deserve to be played.

Thanks for the suggestionSmile

 

 

And Heeeere's RonniePirate

 

All kinds of Vans in a row eh? Wink

 

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Friday, September 8, 2023 9:16 AM

On the 2007 album "My Kind Of Country" Van Zant has a song simply called Train.

Music  Music  Music  Music  Music  Music  Music  Music  

Feel Like A Train

Pulling On The Strain

Aways...

On An Up Hill Track

Pouring On The Coal

Getting A Little Old

Music  Music  Music  Music  Music  Music  Music  Music  

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Posted by BigJim on Saturday, July 15, 2023 8:13 PM

Streamline Train - Van Morrison

 

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Posted by Track fiddler on Friday, July 14, 2023 9:27 PM

Evening

Another good band, and perhaps it does have to do with trains indirectly Kevin. 

He adored her and hoped it would be different.  But her track record with relationships, (if you could call them that), was she moved through them like a Fast Moving Train.

 

Restless Heart has some good tunes.  Here's one of my favorites.

 

Make it a great night my friendSmile

 

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Thursday, July 13, 2023 9:13 AM

Fast Moving Train by Restless Heart

That is another one that has the word "TRAIN" in the title, and dozens of times in the lyrics, but the song has nothing to do with trains.

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Posted by spe3376 on Friday, June 9, 2023 11:28 AM

Not sure if this was previously posted:

https://youtu.be/wuFId1RYSZE

 

 

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Posted by Track fiddler on Thursday, June 1, 2023 8:47 PM

Agreed, since thgis thread is backed up, ...Wink

 

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Posted by ricktrains4824 on Thursday, June 1, 2023 12:23 PM

Since thgis thread is back up, and I do not see this one...

 

Kinda similar to Folsom Prison, as while it's not about trains, it does indeed mention them. 

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Posted by Road Foreman of Engines on Thursday, June 1, 2023 9:56 AM

Here's a few with references to trains:

" White Room" by Cream

" Hear my Train a Comin'" by Hendrix

"Tonight I'll be Staying Here With You" by Dylan

and maybe" Train in Vein" by the Clash

but I like "City of New Orleans" as my fave train song

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Thursday, June 1, 2023 9:11 AM

That Train Don't Run by Pinmonkey?

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Thursday, June 1, 2023 8:52 AM

Mr. Tinkertrain by Ozzy Osbourne?

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Posted by Track fiddler on Friday, May 12, 2023 9:02 PM

Good evening

When all is said and done, it's all about the clickety clanking of the rails, and the sound of the wind.

You just put your own music in-between.

Just as long as you have eight hours and twenty minutes to sleepWink

 

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Posted by Track fiddler on Saturday, May 6, 2023 11:14 PM

Everybody loves Johnny.

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Posted by Track fiddler on Friday, May 5, 2023 4:18 PM

Good evening

Couldn't find a video for that one either Peter, but did find a Train video for the udder oneSmile

Could very well be the longest passenger train I've ever seen with 29 cars.  Corrugated stainless, heavy-weight passenger cars are a favorite of mine.  Interesting how they have a very similar bird of prey on them as the Chicago & Northwestern Falcon locomotives, another favorite.

 

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Posted by M636C on Friday, May 5, 2023 2:25 AM

I should have included this one, also by Slim Dusty

Losin' My Blues Tonight (Live In Sydney 1992; 1998 Remaster) - YouTube

The 38 class Pacifics did indeed work the night mail trains on the Northern Line from around 1947 until about 1960.

No video this time.

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Posted by M636C on Friday, May 5, 2023 12:46 AM

I didn't know about this one until I heard on the car radio one day. It seems to use correct terminology for once.

Slim Dusty - Indian Pacific - Bing video

(Here are most of the lyrics - I had problems copying them...)

From coast to coast by night and day, hear the clickin' of the wheels
The hummin' of the diesel on her ribbons of steel
Carryin' the memories of a nation built by hand
See the Indian Pacific span the land

She's the pride of all the railway men 'cross country where she flies
From the blue Pacific waters to where the mountains rise
By lakes and wide brown rivers, through desert country dry
See the Indian Pacific passin' by

Oh the Indian Pacific she goes rollin' down the track
Five thousand miles to travel before she's there and back

Beside the line, a drover waves his battered old grey hat
And kids are catchin' yabbies down by the river flat
And a woman hangs her washing in a backyard near the line
As the Indian Pacific's rollin' by

Instrumental

Hear the whistle blowin' lonely 'neath the Nullabor star light
Saluting those who walk across the track she romps tonight
Callin' to the railway camp and the fettlers on the line
I'm the Indian Pacific, right on time

From the silver of the Broken Hill to old Kalgoorlie gold
She mirrors all the colours of the land so hard and old
Then the western clouds are blooming and the air is just like wine
And the Indian Pacific's makin'  thousand miles to travel before she's there and back
From the waters of the western sea to the eastern ocean sand 
The Indian Pacific spans the land
(Yabbies are small fresh water crustaceans like small lobsters)
Here is a version with video of the train...
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Posted by Track fiddler on Thursday, May 4, 2023 11:21 PM

There's certainly is a lot of Train Songs.

Kinda digg the ones with the steamer sounds going along with the tune.

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Posted by Track fiddler on Thursday, May 4, 2023 10:01 PM

GN24

I love the song ghost trains by hank snow

 

Never heard that one before GN24, but I'd have to say it was well worth the listenYes

Hope the video chosen makes the gradeWink

 

And I'd have to say, besides liking that song, I've also grown a new fondness of red dresses now too ehWhistling

 

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Posted by Lone Wolf and Santa Fe on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 1:09 PM

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I have been working on a playlist of songs for a long time. I added a couple from this thread today but most I’ve known for a long time. Most are rock so play them loud. Some of the highlights you’ve never heard of include Rumbling Train by Badlands and Princess of the Night by Saxon. And of course the classic The Railroad by Grand Funk Railroad. https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKgicq8HcFz9vzqHR7c6XwnVPCmBU9DFM Add Quote to your Post

Here is a repost of my list for anyone who for whatever reason didn't wish to follow the link to youtube.

The Railroad  by Grand Funk Railroad
Rumblin Train  by Badlands
Runaway Train  by Soul Asylum
Princess of the Night  by Saxon
Catch Your Train  by The Scorpions
A Passage to Bangkok  by Rush
Crazy Train  by Ozzy
Train  by Four Non Blondes
Train Kept a Rollin  by Aerosmith
Dream Train  by Babylon A.D.
Train Train  by Blackfoot
Hellbound Train  by Savoy Brown
Last Train to Clarksville  by The Monkeeys
City of New Orleans  by Arlo Guthrie
The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down  by Joan Baez
Casey Jones  by The Grateful Dead
Metro  by Berlin
9 to 5 Morning Train  by Sheena Easton
Locomotive  by Guns N’ Roses
The Locomotion  by Grand Funk Railroad
The Moonbeam Song  by Harry Nilsson
Locomotive Breath  by Jethro Tull
I’m A Loser  by UFO
Long Train Runnin  by The Doobie Brothers
Midnight Train to George  by Gladys Knight and the Pips
Love Train  by The O Jays


Plus some other songs I found on this thread.

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Posted by JimL on Tuesday, May 2, 2023 8:52 PM

Ronnie Van Zant of Lynyrd Skynyrd was riding his blues away on a train in Tuesday's Gone ...

 

 

 

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Posted by crossthedog on Tuesday, May 2, 2023 4:01 PM

Even though someone surely mentioned it already (I think it was me), it would be appropriate today to repost this one:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXzauTuRG78

 

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Posted by GN24 on Tuesday, May 2, 2023 2:22 PM

I love the song ghost trains by hank snow

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Posted by Track fiddler on Friday, April 21, 2023 8:32 PM

crossthedog

 

 
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That's Davy Jones, not Casey JonesIndifferent

 

Golly, when I watch that vid, it makes me realize that the Super 8 movies my friends and I made in 8th grade weren't as bad as we thought they were -- sort of "industry standard" for the time.

 

-Matt

 

Honestly, its that silly crap that keeps me goingLaugh

 

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Posted by crossthedog on Friday, April 21, 2023 7:24 PM

Track fiddler
That's Davy Jones, not Casey JonesIndifferent

Golly, when I watch that vid, it makes me realize that the Super 8 movies my friends and I made in 8th grade weren't as bad as we thought they were -- sort of "industry standard" for the time.

-Matt

Returning to model railroading after 40 years and taking unconscionable liberties with the SP&S, Northern Pacific and Great Northern roads in the '40s and '50s.

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