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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) (entire song) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. Steve Goodman: City of New Orleans Steve Goodman Buddha 7446599625 2
  3. Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder: Ridin' That Midnight Train (R.Stanley) The Three Pickers: Earl Scruggs - Doc Watson - Ricky Skaggs Rounder 116610 526-2
  4. Jack White: Der Zug, genannt die City of New Orleans (S.Goodman, trans. Jay) Telefunken U 56 252 (45rpm)
  5. Big Bill Broonzy: This Train (trad) Big Bill Broonzy Sings Folk Songs Smithsonian Folkways CDSF 40023
  6. Tom Rush: Panama Limited (Bukka White) No Regrets Columbia Legacy CK 65860
  7. Ewan MacColl: The Iron Horse (Chas.Balfour, PD) British Industrial Ballads Vanguard VRS-909
  8. Pete Morton: Another Train (parody) (Morton/Les Barker) Yelp! Mrs. Ackroyd DOG 017
  9. Michael Cooney with Anne Hills & Cindy Mangsen: The Dummy Line (trad) Never Grow Up Flying Fish FF 671
  10. Vassar Clemments w/ Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: Orange Blossom Special (Erwin Rouse) Will the Circle Be Unbroken Capitol 7087-6-17458-2-5
  11. The Stanley Brothers: Orange Blossom Special (Rouse) Clinch Mountain Bluegrass Vanguard 77018-2
  12. Nichols & May: Mysterioso Improvisations To Music Mercury 314 558 455-2
  13. Michael Bentine: Conversation In a Train Square Bashing RCA Int. 1007
  14. Tom Russell w/ Andrew Hardin: Casey Jones (trad/Russell) (Prairie Crossing - August 12, 2000) WFMT recording
  15. Livingston Taylor: Railroad Bill (Andy Breckman) Live Wires Bose BCD 2203
  16. Win Stracke: Paddy Works On the Railway (trad) Songs America Sings: Win Stracke Sings 22 Best Loved Folk Songs Golden Records GLP 31
  17. Joan Baez: Engine 143 (trad) Joan Baez Vol. 2 Vanguard 79595-2
  18. Shel Silverstein: Wreck of the Old '49 Inside Folk Songs Atlantic SD8072
  19. John Jackson: Railroad Bill (trad) Front Porch Blues Alligator ALCD 4867
  20. Elizabeth "Libba" Cotton: Freight Train When I'm Gone Smithsonian Folkways F-3537
  21. Peter, Paul & Mary: Freight Train (E.Cotten) Collection: Performers' Choice, Album Favorites Reader's Digest OPCD-8505-2
  22. The Weavers: Rock Island Line (Leadbelly/Weavers) Wasn't That a Time Vanguard VCD147/150
  23. Stan Freberg: Rock Island Line (Leadbelly/Freberg) Tip Of the Freberg Rhino R2 75645
  24. Jimmie Rodgers: Train Whistle Blues On the Way Up Rounder 1058
  25. Hedy West: 500 Miles Washington Square Memoirs (a compilation) Rhino R2 74264
  26. Utah Phillips: Wabash Cannonball (trad) / Tolono (Phillips) Good Though Philo PHCD 1004
  27. Arlo Guthrie: City of New Orleans The Best of Arlo Guthrie Warner Bros. 3117-2 CD

Performer is composer unless otherwise noted. Song is album title unless otherwise noted. Album titles are in italics, composers in parens ( ).

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