Steve Goodman: City of New Orleans Meaning
City of New Orleans Lyrics
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...
anonymous 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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