Casey Jones
by Corny O'Connell | 03/14/2023 | 6:46am

Casey Jones

Casey Jones, the train engineer who inspired many a song, was born on this date in 1864. He became a folk hero, dying with his hand on the brake of his train as it collided with another, thus saving his passengers and crew. For the Question of the Day: What are your favorite train songs? We'll spin a set after 9 a.m.

UPDATE Today's set:

Victoria Williams "Train Song"

Gladys Knight & The Pips "Midnight Train to Georgia"

Warren Zevon "Nighttime in the Switching Yard"

The Monkees "Last Train to Clarksville"

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