“Ridin' on de Cable Car”


"Come hurry to de wicket And get a first-class ticket Risin' on de cable car." The singer describes the rider's experiences: Paying six cents to be jammed in a crowd on a hot day, having someone step on your toe, being harangued by a politician

Cross references

  • cf. "Climbing up the Golden Stairs" (tune)


  1. Randolph 509, "Ridin' on de Cable Car" (1 text)
  2. Roud #7593
  3. BI, R509


Author: H. O. Lawrence?
Earliest date: 1941 (Randolph)
Keywords: travel technology
Found in: US(So)