Story - Popular Contemporary Railroad Songs

Compiled by Le Roy Barnett

HIGHLY POPULAR CONTEMPORARY RAILROAD SONGS (Chronological Order)

  • Midnight Special (1936) (Sister Rosetta Tharpe); 1964 Johnny Rivers

  • Tuxedo Junction (1940) (Glen Miller)

  • Chattanooga Choo Choo (1945) (Glen Miller)

  • Sentimental Journey (1945) (Les Miller)

  • Choo Choo Ch’boogie (1946) (Louis Jordan)

  • Mystery Train (1953) (Elvis Presley)

  • Last Train to Clarksville (1956) (Monkees)

  • Rock Island Line (1956) (Lonni Donnigan)

  • Freight Train (1957) (Elizabeth Cotton)

  • This Train is Bound for Glory (1930?); (Peter, Paul & Mary, 1962)

  • Midnight Train to Georgia (1973) (Gladys Knight & the Pips)

  • Love Train (1972) (O’Jay’s)