“Edward Lewis”

Author: Words: Jack Hartley?
Earliest date: 1952 (Brown)
Keywords: railroading death
Found in: US(SE)

Description

"Oh, we heard a different signal All up and down the Clinchfield Line Since the hand of Edward Lewis Pulls no more old 99." The singer says that those along the line will miss Lewis, an engineer, and says that he has gone on to better things.

References

  1. BrownII 291, "Edward Lewis" (1 text)
  2. Roud #6635
  3. BI, BrII291