Freight Train Blues (I)

DESCRIPTION: "I hate to hear that engine blow, boo-hoo (x2), Every time I hear it blowin' I feel like ridin' too." The singer wants to travel to forget her man. She asks to ride the blinds; the brakeman says no. She compares how men and women get the blues
AUTHOR: Thomas Dorsey and Everett Murphy
EARLIEST DATE: 1924 (copyright); also recordings by Trixie Smith and Clara Smith
KEYWORDS: train separation
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-LSRail, pp. 446-449, "Freight Train Blues (I)" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: LSRai446

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