The Rock Island Line...

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The Rock Island Line...

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Post by Chops » Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:57 am

https://youtu.be/_jRyUITvEbA

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Post by LC&DR » Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:10 pm

Good to hear the US original. It was a hit in the UK for a Limey Skiffle player called Lonnie Donegan way back in the 1950s. I guessed it originated in the US given the lyrics but now I have heard the homespun version.
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Post by Mountain Goat » Sat Oct 19, 2019 12:04 pm

Very nice Chops. :)
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Post by mijj » Sat Oct 19, 2019 1:56 pm

Lonnie Donegon is well remembered by me. As well as the song. Good video and accompaniment :) .
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