Casey Jones, the train engineer who inspired many a song, was born on this date in 1864. He became a folk hero, dying with his hand on the brake of his train as it collided with another, thus saving his crew. What are your favorite train songs? We'll spin a set after 9am.
Here's what we played:
Johnny Cash "Rock Island Line"
The Yardbirds "The Train Kept A-Rollin'"
Michelle Shocked "If Love Was a Train"
Imogen Heap "First Train Home"
Pete Belasco "Love Train"