Johnny Cash: Ridin' the Rails (1974)

Genres - History, Music  |   Sub-Genres - Social History, Vehicles & Transportation, Vocal Music  |   Run Time - 52 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Throughout his rich and enduring career, legendary country singer Johnny Cash penned songs on just about every subject imaginable. From life, death, love, and tears, Cash's songs resonated with generations of music fans thanks not only to his timeless skills as a storyteller, but his remarkable ability to craft a tune that would stick in your head for days after listening. One subject that Cash would return to time and again throughout his career was that of the locomotive. A powerful symbol of progression fueled by sweat and coal, the train takes center stage for this collection of songs by one of the most beloved country musicians ever. Songs include "Ridin' the Rails," "The Legend of John Henry's Hammer," "Shave and a Hot Bath," "Casey Jones," "The L&N Don't Stop Here Anymore," and many more.

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country-music, Americana, folk-music, railroad, retrospective