What does City of New Orleans mean?

Search Login

Steve Goodman: City of New Orleans Meaning

Download "City of New Orleans" on MP3:

Download MP3 from Amazon

City of New Orleans Lyrics

The City of New Orleans.

Ridin' on the City of New Orleans
Illinois Central, Monday mornin' rail;
Fourteen cars and fourteen restless riders,
Three conductors, twenty five sacks of mail.
All along the southbound odyssey, the train rolls out of...


    click a star to vote
    Jul 9th, 2016 7:03am report

    Most songs tell a story of an experience the writer or someone else had experienced. This song seems to be about a person who traveled by train for free to see the world.

More Steve Goodman song meanings ยป


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]