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Freight Train
Words and Music by Elizabeth Cotton (at age 11)  - 1906
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F C7 - F
A7 Bb F         C7 F (C7 repeat twice)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Freight Train, Freight Train, run so fast.  Freight Train, Freight Train, run so fast.
Please don't tell what train I'm on,  So they won't know where I'm gone.
 
Freight Train, Freight Train, round the bend.  Freight Train, Freight Train, gone a-gain.
One of these days turn that train a-round,  Go back to my home town.
 
When I die please bury me deep,  Down at the end of Chestnut street.
So I can hear old Number Nine,  As she goes rol-ling by.
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Listen to Jim and the WineLand Band play "Freight Train" (YouTube)

Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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