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"