Let good friends Billy Bragg and Joe Henry take you on a historical train journey with a collection of old, familiar folk train songs.
Boarding the Texas Eagle and travelling from Chicago to Los Angeles, they recorded over four days while traversing 2,728 miles of railroad track, recording on platforms and in waiting rooms while the train collected passengers along the way. Background train sounds and platform goings-on add to
the very live and natural feel of these recordings, which include songs by Jimmie Rodgers, Woody Guthrie, Leadbelly and others. ALL ABOARD…
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