Various Artists

Freight Train Blues: Classic Railroad Songs, Vol. 4

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This compilation is the fourth in a series of Rounder collections focusing on railroad songs. For this installment, '80s and '90s modern-country and bluegrass artists revisit blues themes based on the locomotive. Included are recordings by Fred Eaglesmith ("I Like Trains"), NRBQ ("Next Stop Brattleboro"), Marty Stuart ("Blue Train"), Kathy Chiavola ("It Won't Be Long"), Asleep at the Wheel ("My Baby Thinks She's a Train"), and more.

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