“Our Street Car”


In abysmal verse, the singer points out, "Let moderns preach, 'We need more street' With themes and schemes -- ah! scorner." The singer would rather praise "Our street car! Ours to honor." The singer describes its virtues and mourns its passing


Thomas implies that the author sang this piece, but I find it hard to believe this mess could fit a regular tune. - RBW


  1. Thomas-Makin', pp. 248-249, "Our Street Car" (1 text)
  2. BI, ThBa248


Author: Lucie Mullan
Earliest date: 1939 (Thomas)
Keywords: technology nonballad
Found in: US(Ap)