DESCRIPTION: "Oh, we heard a different signal All up and down the Clinchfield Line Since the hand of Edward Lewis Pulls no more old 99." The singer says that those along the line will miss Lewis, an engineer, and says that he has gone on to better things.
AUTHOR: Words: Jack Hartley?
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: railroading death
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
BrownII 291, "Edward Lewis" (1 text)
BrownSchinhanIV 291, "Edward Lewis" (1 excerpt, 1 tune)
RECORDINGS: Mike Seeger, "Edward Lewis" (on MSeeger02)
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