Train Whistle Blues

DESCRIPTION: "When a woman gets the blues, she hands her little head and cries... When a man gets the blues, he grabs a train and rides." The singer wishes the train would take him home. His whole world is blue; he can't find a job
AUTHOR: Jimmie Rodgers (but based on much traditional material)
EARLIEST DATE: 1929 (recording, Jimmie Rodgers)
KEYWORDS: train home travel
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-LSRail, pp. 452-455, "Train Whistle Blues" (1 text, 1 tune)
RECORDINGS:
Jimmie Rodgers, "Train Whisle Blues" (Victor 22379, 1930; rec. 1929)
File: LSRai452

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