So, he went on through the toll gate, and as he went through There’s a big toll gate down there. When you go through the toll gate. I got pig iron, I got pig iron And all the trains that go through the toll gate. He said “a hot cup of coffee and cold glass of tea”. ROCK ISLAND LINE Lonnie Donegan Skiffle Group (THE CHORUS IS THE ONLY PART SUNG. Écoutez Rock island line par The Golden Gate Quartet - Broadway Music Hall- Golden Gate Quartet. "Rock Island Line" is an American folk song. And it runs down into New Orleasn. Get your ticket at the station on the Rock Island Line, Cloudy in the West and it loooked right rain The Rock Island Line, it’s a mighty good road You see, the Rock Island Line is a good road, but you need to pay a toll unless you have certain goods, like livestock. It was covered by Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, Wayne Erbsen, The Honey Dreamers - Earl Sheldon and His Orchestra, Eleven Hundred Springs and other artists. Conductor said what could they be The Rock Island Line, it’s a mighty good road There's a big toll gate down there and you know if you got certain things on board when you go through the tollgate well you dont have to pay no toll He got on through he turned a look back to the man, he said La ville de Rock Island est le siège du comté de Rock Island, dans l'État de l’Illinois, aux États-Unis.Au recensement de 2000, sa population a été évaluée à 39 018 habitants. It was first released by Lead Belly in 1942. Never too old to have a happy childhood! Well, he said, “you’re alright, boy The beginning of the most popular version of the song tells the story of a train operator who smuggles pig iron through a toll gate by … Song leads to the question, since the Rock didn't run into New Orleans, why do Rock Island Line trains have to pay a toll at a toll gate? I got all pig iron”, Down the Rock Island Line is a mighty good road “I got livestock, I got livestock Lyrics. It’s like a NYC High Line Tail, meets a KC food hall, meets a stunning venue. The song "Rock Island Line", a spiritual from the late 1920s first recorded in 1934, was inspired by the railway. The Rock Island Line is the road to ride The Rock Island line, she runs down into New Orleans. The man only asked him what he had on board, and he said Now, this here's the story about the Rock Island line Now, the Rock Island line is a railroad line And it runs down into New Orleasn And just outside of New Orleans is a big toll gate Now, the Rock Island line is a railroad line. Now this here’s the story about the Rock Island Line. He started picking up a little bit of speed Avec la musique en streaming sur Deezer, découvrez plus de 56 millions de titres, créez gratuitement vos propres playlists, explorez des genres différents et partagez vos titres préférés avec vos amis. You don’t have to pay no toll Now, this here’s the story of the Rock Island Line Yes, the Rock Island Line is a mighty good road. A hot cup of coffee and a cold glass of tea. Well, the train driver, he pulled up to the toll gate Now this here is the story about the Rock Island Line. There's a big tollgate down there and you know. Now the Rock Island Line, she run down to New-w-w Orleans And just outside of New Orleans there's a big toll gate And all the trains (PL) Pardon me, pardon me just a moment, pardon me? But round the corner come-a passenger train. He said, tell you where I’m goin’, boy Goin’ down the Rock Island line, yes, yes She’s a mighty good road Oh well, the Rock Island line She’s a mighty good road Rock Island line is the road to ride Ya, the Rock Island line Northbound train on a southbound track The Rock … Well, you don't have to pay the man no toll. Where you don’t have to pay the man all toll… All Rights Reserved. It was first released by Lead Belly in 1942. And, y’ know, if you got certain things on board. 25 were here. North-bound train on the south-bound track, Listen to Rock Island Line by Johnny Cash, 20,028 Shazams, featuring on Johnny Cash Essentials, and Country Jukebox Essentials Apple Music playlists. Deezer : musique en streaming gratuite. I've listened to the Johnny Cash and Lead Belly tune versions, which are both wonderful, but I wonder if this "toll gate" was part of some songwriter's imagination. America’s first destination bridge. (SF) Yeah? The Rock Island line, she runs down into New Orleans Well the train driver he pulled up to the tollgate and the man hollered and asked him what all he had on baord and he said, I got livestock I got livestock I got cows I got goats I got sheep I got mules I got all livestock, Well they said You all right boy, you dont have to pay no toll you can just go right on through, He went on through the tollgate and as he went through he started picking up a little bit of speed, picking up a little steam and he got on through turned back and he said to the man Well, the Rock Island Line she runs down into New Orleans. He's all right leaving but he wont be back, I may be right and I may be wrong but Découvrez plus de 56 millions de titres, créez et écoutez vos propres playlists et partagez vos titres préférés avec vos amis. Well I fooled you I fooled you I got pig iron I got pig iron I got all pig iron, Well the Rock Island Line is a mighty good road That’s the premise of a timeless set of lyrics that have adapted, evolved and survived for over 80 years. From the album "The Classic Hits of The Golden Gate Quartet (Remastered)" by Golden Gate Quartet on Napster Rock Island Line is a mighty good road History Incorporation. Now this here's a story about the Rock Island Line Well the Rock Island Line she runs down into New Orleans There's a big tollgate down there and you know If you got certain things on board when you go through the tollgate Well you don't have to pay the man no toll Well a train driver he pulled up to the tollgate Get your ticket at the station of the Rock Island Line, Now I may be right and I may be wrong Why Music Matters, From: Johnny Horton - I Just Don't Like This Kind Of Livin' (single). I fooled you, I fooled you I got pig iron, I got pig iron I got all pig iron. And just outside of New Orleans is a big toll gate. Terms and Conditions | Now this here's the story about the Rock Island Line [The chorus is the only part sung, the rest is spoken] Now, this here's the story about the Rock Island line. C'est une des Quad Cities, ces villes du bord du Mississippi, avec Moline, Davenport et Bettendorf The song Rock Island Line was written by Clarence Wilson and was first performed by Rock Island Colored Booster Quartet. There's just two drinks he would like to try Where you don’t have to pay the man all toll Well, a traindriver, he pulled up to the toll-gate. (There are fees that change hands between various railroads for various uses of a carrier's trackage - some fees are based on car counts, other fees can be based on tonnage, while some are simple train counts.) I got cows, I got pigs, I got sheep, I got mules, I got all livestock” “Well, I fooled you, I fooled you You were all right a-leavin but you won’t be back, Well, the Rock Island Line is a mighty good road There’s a big toll gate down there But home down the Rock Island line. If you ride it got to ride like it like you find it And, y’ know, if you got certain things on board Than Well you don't have to pay the man no toll. Now this here's the story about the Rock Island Line Well the Rock Island Line she runs down into New Orleans There's a big toll gate down there and you know if you got certain things on board when you go through the tollgate well you dont have to pay no toll Well the train driver he pulled up to the tollgate and the man hollered and asked him what all he had on baord and he said Ostensibly about the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad, it appeared as a folk song as early as 1929. There's a big toll-gate down there. Rock Island Line ". When you go through the toll-gate. The song Rock Island Line was written by Clarence Wilson and was first performed by Rock Island Colored Booster Quartet. Around the curve comes a passenger train Now, this here’s the story of the Rock Island Line. If you got certain things on board when you go through the tollgate. So, if you can just trick the man at the toll gate that you have livestock, you can go on through without paying a cent. Well the Rock Island Line she runs down into New Orleans © 2020 LEGACY and the "L Legacy" logo are registered trademarks of Sony Well the Rock Island Line she runs down into New Orleans. Picking up a little bit of steam The first recorded performance of "Rock Island Line" was by inmates of the Arkansas Cummins State Farm prison in 1934. Music Entertainment. The Rock Island Line, it’s the road to ride Well, if you want to ride you gotta ride like you find it And you know when you got certain things on board. You're gonna miss me when I'm gone, Well the engineer said before he died THE REST IS SPOKEN) Now this here's the story about the Rock Island Line The Rock Island Line she runs down into New Orleasn And just outside of New Orleans is a big toll gate And all the trains that go through the toll gate They gotta pay the man some money But of course, if you got certain things … The doctor asked him “what could they be?” You just go right on through” Privacy Policy | It was covered by Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, Wayne Erbsen, The Honey Dreamers - Earl Sheldon and His Orchestra, Eleven Hundred Springs and other artists. But you’re gonna miss me when I’m gone, Well, the engineer said before he died, The Rock Island Line, it’s the road to ride It was first recorded by Kelly Pace and Group in 1943. Were there ever "toll gates" of the type referred to in the "Rock Island Line" song? There were two more drinks he’d like to have tried, Écoutez Rock Island Line par Lonnie Donegan sur Deezer. Rock Island Line [Spoken verse] Now this here's a story about the Rock Island Line. Well, if you want to ride you gotta ride like you find it There’s a big toll gate down there and you know if you got certain things on board when you go through the toll gate - Well you don’t have to pay the man no toll.