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Billy Bragg & Joe Henry
Shine A Light: Field Recordings From The Great American Railroad

Billy Bragg & Joe Henry - Shine A Light: Field Recordings From The Great American Railroad

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry explore America's rails and musical heritage on Shine A Light: Field Recordings From The Great American Railroad. Recorded while traveling by train, Shine A Light features songs originally made famous by Hank Williams, Lead Belly, the Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers, Glen Campbell, Gordon Lightfoot and more. Billy just received honors at the Americana Awards, and Billy and Joe are touring through October.

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FEATURED TRACK

"The Midnight Special – Traditional (Lead Belly)"

TRACK LISTING

  1. 1. Rock Island Line – Traditional (Recorded By Lead Belly, Lonnie Donegan)
  2. 2. The L&N Don't Stop Here Anymore – Jean Ritchie
  3. 3. The Midnight Special – Traditional (Lead Belly)
  4. 4. Railroad Bill – Traditional (Riley Puckett)
  5. 5. Lonesome Whistle – Hank Williams
  6. 6. KC Moan – Traditional (The Memphis Jug Band)
  7. 7. Waiting For A Train – Jimmie Rodgers
  8. 8. In The Pines – Traditional (Lead Belly, The Louvin Brothers)
  9. 9. Gentle On My Mind – John Hartford (Glen Campbell, Aretha Franklin)
  10. 10. Hobo's Lullaby - Goebel Reeves (Woody Guthrie)
  11. 11. Railroading On The Great Divide – Sara Carter (The Carter Family)
  12. 12. John Henry – Traditional (Doc Watson)
  13. 13. Early Morning Rain – Gordon Lightfoot