[Dixielandjazz] "Hold that train"

John Farrell stridepiano@tesco.net
Wed, 4 Sep 2002 18:22:27 +0100

Sounds awfully like one of those myriad "Woke Up This |Morning" songs.

John Farrell

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From: "Bill Hildebrandt" <billhil@prodigy.net>
To: "jazzlist" <dixielandjazz@ml.islandnet.com>
Sent: Wednesday, September 04, 2002 5:59 PM
Subject: [Dixielandjazz] "Hold that train"

> I'm looking for composer and/or lyricist of "Hold That Train" aka "Hold
> Engine" as sung by Juanita Hall (on an old c.1950s reel to reel
> titled "Bloody Mary Sings the Blues.") No info except titles are given on
> the box.
> One verse goes: (more or less.)
> Hold thet engine, let sweet mama get on board,
> ....Ditto.......
> 'Cause my home ain't here, it's a long way up the road.
> Help, anyone?
> Bill Hildebrandt
> The New Farmington Royal Ragtime Ramblers
> Simsbury, CT
> (who will be appearing at the Farmington Valley Musig Foundation's concert
> at 2pm Sat. Sept 14, on IronHorse Boulevard, Simsbury, CT.)
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