Casey Jones Lyrics

Pete Seeger


writers: Mable Hillery
album: Track 11 in album American Industrial Ballads
release date: 1956
popularity : 29 users have visited this page.
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk
length: 2:20

Album Information

label: Folkways Records
country(area): United States
format: Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Pete Seeger American Industrial Ballads cover art


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Casey Jones
Come all you rounders
If you want to hear
The story of a brave engineer
Casey Jones
Was the rounders name
On the big six wheeler
Boys he made his fame
Well the caller called Casey
Bout half past four
He kissed his wife
At the station door
He stepped into the cabin
With the orders in his hand
Said I'm gonna to take my trip


Track Listing

Vinyl 1
  • 1 Peg and Awl
  • 2 The Blind Fiddler
  • 3 The Buffalo Skinners
  • 4 Eight-hour Day
  • 5 Hard Times in the Mill
  • 6 Roll Down the Line
  • 7 Hayseed Like Me
  • 8 The Farmer Is the Man
  • 9 Come All You Hardy Miners
  • 10 He Lies in the American Land
  • 11 Casey Jones
  • 12 Let Them Wear Their Watches Fine
  • 13 Cotton Mill Colic
  • 14 Seven Cent Cotton and Forty Cent Meat
  • 15 Mill Mother's Lament
  • 16 Fare Ye Well, Old Ely Branch
  • 17 Beans, Bacon, and Gravy
  • 18 The Death of Harry Simms
  • 19 Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues
  • 20 Ballad of Barney Graham
  • 21 My Children Are Seven in Number
  • 22 Raggedy
  • 23 Pittsburgh Town
  • 24 Sixty Per Cent