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#SummerofFUV Music Guide

Trains

casey-jones
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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"