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Steve Goodman: City of New Orleans Meaning

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...


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    Jul 9th, 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.

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