Fantastic Videos of Railroading Songs - Ben Dewberry's Final Run
Ben Dewberry was a brave engineer He told his fireman don't you ever fear All I want is the water and coal Stick your head out the window watch the drivers roll Watch the drivers roll watch the drivers roll Stick your head out the window watch the drivers roll
Ben Dewberry's Final Run performed by Jimmie Rodgers
I think this is the original version of this song by Jimmie Rodgers as sung by Jimmie Rodgers. Video is illustrated with terrific old photos of Jimmie.
Ben Dewberry's Final Run performed by Johnny Cash
Here is the great Johnny Cash performing Ben Dewberry live in Washington in 1982.
Ben Dewberry's Final Run performed by South Memphis String Band
Here is the South Memphis String Band performing Ben Dewberry. Great sound from a four piece band with acoustic guitar, acoustic twelve string guitar, banjo, and stand up bass.
Ben Dewberry's Final Run performed by RB Seaver
Just RB and his guitar performing this great classic. Really shows how well this can work with just one guitar and one voice - as Jimmy Rodgers wrote it.
Ben Dewberry's Final Run performed by Chuck and Tammy
Here are Chuck on guitar and vocals with Tammy on tamborine doing a great job of covering Ben Dewberry.
For an extensive list of the many, many great songs written about trains check out this list at Wikipedia.