Train Lyrics

Uncle Tupelo


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Jay Farrar, Jeff Tweedy, Mike Heidorn
album: Track 8 in album No Depression
release date: 1990
popularity : 8 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Alternative Rock/Country Rock/Folk Rock
length: 3:19

Cover Art

Uncle Tupelo No Depression cover art
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A quarter after two
Sittin' in my car, watching
Waiting on a train
Ninety-seven flatcars
Loaded down with troop trucks and tanks
Rolling by

I'm twenty-one, and I'm scared as hell
I quit school, I'm healthy as a horse
Because of all that I'll be the first one to die in a war

The whole damn town was sleeping
Dreaming the same dream
The radio was playing
Roger McWilliams singing
"To each and every thing there's a time and a season

I'm twenty-one, and I'm scared as hell
I quit school, I'm healthy as a horse
Because of all that I'll be the first one to die in a war

Yes, I have the right to say
We all die anyway
But I'd just like to know
Where does my time go


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Graveyard Shift
  • 2 That Year
  • 3 Before I Break
  • 4 No Depression
  • 5 Factory Belt
  • 6 Whiskey Bottle
  • 7 Outdone
  • 8 Train
  • 9 Life Worth Living
  • 10 Flatness
  • 11 So Called Friend
  • 12 Screen Door
  • 13 John Hardy