Relive the glory days of railroading! Discover railroad songs, oddities, poetry of the rails, railroad diner lingo, strange railroad laws, flying railroads, train heroes and villains, hobo lingo and porters’ secret codes. Like Wayne Erbsen’s earlier book, Singing Rails, Railroad Fever contains the melody and lyrics to many classic railroad tunes. 64 pages. The perfect companion to the recording “Railroad Fever.”
SONGS: Blue Train, Death of John Henry, Down at Dinah’s Diner, Drill Ye Tarriers Drill!, Early Morning Train, The Hell-Bound Train, He’s Coming to Us Dead, In the Baggage Coach Ahead, Jordan is a Hard Road to Travel, Kansas City Railroad, The Little Red Caboose, The Longest Train, Paddy Works on the Railway, The Railroad Blues, Red and Green Signal Lights, Working on the New Railroad.