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​Freight Train

This song is by Ramblin' Jack Elliott and appears on the Compilation album The Lost Topic Tapes: Cowes Harbour 1957 (2004).

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Freight train, freight train, going so fast
Freight train, freight train, going so fast
Don't tell 'em what train I'm on
So they won't know what route I'm going

When I die just bury me deep
Down at the foot of old Chestnut Street
So I can hear old Number Nine
As she goes rolling by

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Elizabeth Cotten