Ernest Thompson - The Wreck Of The Southern Old '97 / Are You From Dixie? album download
Wreck Of The Old 97 (Larry W. Jones 11/03/2008) (song.The route from Monroe to Spencer was rolling terrain Mail was there on time on the Southern Railway fast train The day, t'was a Sunday, in the year nineteen oh three September twenty seven went down in history. The train had late arrival in Monroe, Virginia Ninety Seven had the speed like a fire within ya Just one hour late was nothing for this steam condenser Old Ninety Seven would make up that time to Spencer. Actually Vernan Dalhart was the first person to record this album on an Edison Recording in 1924. And yes that sound that you hear is a ukelele. In fact my Great Grandfather Frank (Palakiko) Ferreira was the ukelele player in Dalharts recording.
The Wreck of the Old 97 was an American rail disaster involving the Southern Railway mail train, officially known as the Fast Mail, while en route from Monroe, Virginia, to Spencer, North Carolina, on September 27, 1903
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The Wreck Of The Old Southern '97" Ernest Thompson. The Hokum High Rollers - Chicken You Can Roost Behind The Moon. Jimmy Martin - Sunny Side Of The Mountain (GH Version).
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|A||The Wreck Of The Southern Old '97|
|B||Are You From Dixie?
Written-By – George L. Cobb*
- Record Company – Columbia Phonograph Company
- Harmonica, Guitar, Vocals – Ernest Thompson
NotesSide A recorded 26 April 1924 in New York, NY.
Side B recorded 25 April 1924 in New York, NY.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Side A runout): 81742 1-A-12
- Matrix / Runout (Side B runout): 81727 2-E-12
- Matrix / Runout (Side A label): 81742
- Matrix / Runout (Side B label): 81727
|130-D||Ernest Thompson||The Wreck Of The Southern Old '97 / Are You From Dixie? (Shellac, 10", RP)||Columbia||130-D||US||1926|