The Wreck of the Old '97

Johnny Cash

credits


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Tommy Collins
album: Track 23 in album Original Sun Sound of Johnny Cash / All Aboard the Blue Train
release date: 2007-8-3
popularity : 5 users have visited this page.
length: 1:48
writer: [traditional]

Album Information

label: Charly Records
country(area): Germany
format: CD
barcode: 803415128525
script: Latin

Cover Art

Johnny Cash Original Sun Sound of Johnny Cash / All Aboard the Blue Train cover art

Lyrics

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Well, they gave him his orders in Monroe, Virginian,
"This is not 38, this is Ol'97,

"Shovel on a little more coal.
"Watch Ol'97 roll."
And then a telegran come from Washington station,
"Oh that brave engineer that run '97,

The whistle broke into a scream.
Scalded to death by steam."
One more time!
Oh, now all you ladies better take a warning,
Never speak harsh to your true-lovin' husband,

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Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Always Alone
  • 2 Country Boy
  • 3 Goodnight Irene
  • 4 Wide Open Road
  • 5 Thanks a Lot
  • 6 Big River
  • 7 Belshazah
  • 8 Born to Lose
  • 9 New Mexico
  • 10 I Forgot to Remember to Forget
  • 11 Two Timin' Woman
  • 12 The Story of a Broken Heart
  • 13 Blue Train
  • 14 There You Go
  • 15 Train of Love
  • 16 Goodbye, Little Darlin'
  • 17 I Heard That Lonesome Whistle
  • 18 Come in Stranger
  • 19 Rock Island Line
  • 20 Give My Love to Rose
  • 21 Hey! Porter
  • 22 Folsom Prison Blues
  • 23 The Wreck of the Old '97
  • 24 So Doggone Lonesome
  • 25 I Can't Help It (If I'm Still in Love With You)
  • 26 You Win Again
  • 27 Hey, Good Lookin'
  • 28 I Could Never Be Ashamed of You
  • 29 Next in Line
  • 30 Straight A's in Love
  • 31 Folsom Prison Blues
  • 32 I Walk the Line
  • 33 I Love You Because
  • 34 Mean Eyed Cat