Steel Rails Lyrics

Alison Krauss


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Louisa Branscomb
album: Track 8 in album I've Got That Old Feeling
release date: 1990-7-1
popularity : 2 users have visited this page.
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Bluegrass
length: 2:19

Cover Art

Alison Krauss I've Got That Old Feeling cover art
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Steel rails, chasing sunshine round the bend
Winding through the trees, like a ribbon in the wind
I don't mind not knowing what lies down the track
Cause I'm looking out ahead, to keep my mind from turning back

It's not the first time I've found myself alone and known
If I really had you once, then I'd have you when I'm gone
Whistle blows, blowin' lonesome in my mind
Calling me along that never ending metal line

Steel rails, chasing sunshine round the bend
Winding through the trees, like a ribbon in the wind
I don't mind not knowing what lies down the track
Cause I'm looking out ahead, to keep my mind from turning back

Sun is shining, through the open boxcar door
Lying in my mind with the things I've known before
I've lost count of the hours, days, and nights
The rhythm of the rails keeps the motion in my mind

Steel rails, chasing sunshine round the bend
Winding through the trees, like a ribbon in the wind
I don't mind not knowing what lies down the track
Cause I'm looking out ahead, to keep my mind from turning back

Cause I'm looking out ahead, to keep my mind from turning back


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 I've Got That Old Feeling
  • 2 Dark Skies
  • 3 Wish I Still Had You
  • 4 Endless Highway
  • 5 Winter of a Broken Heart
  • 6 It's Over
  • 7 Will You Be Leaving
  • 8 Steel Rails
  • 9 Tonight I'll Be Lonely Too
  • 10 One Good Reason
  • 11 That Makes One of Us
  • 12 Longest Highway