Oxford and Hampton Railway, The

DESCRIPTION: ""O, come and listen to my song... About the folks... Along the Oxford Railway." "Don't you wonder how it's done? Carriages without horses run...." Various people watch the train, celebrate it, ride it; "you can visit all your friends"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: collected by David Blagrove, according to Raven
KEYWORDS: nonballad railroading
FOUND IN: Britain(England(West))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
ADDITIONAL: Jon Raven, _VIctoria's Inferno: Songs of the Old Mills, Mines, Manufacturies, Canals, and Railways_, Roadside Press, 1978, pp. 50-52, "The Oxford and Hampton Railway" (1 text, 1 tune)
Jon Raven, _The Urban and Industrial Songs of the Black Country and Birmingham_, Broadside, 1977, pp. 226-228, "The Oxford and Hampton Railway" (1 text, 1 tune)

File: JRViI050

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