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Steel Rail Blues

Lyrics

Well I got my mail late last night
A letter from a girl who found the time to write
To her lonesome boy somewheres in the night
She sent me a railroad ticket too
full lyrics
Well I got my mail late last night
A letter from a girl who found the time to write
To her lonesome boy somewheres in the night
She sent me a railroad ticket too
full lyrics

Features of This Track

folk roots
a vocal-centric aesthetic
acoustic sonority
major key tonality
a good dose of acoustic guitar pickin'
acoustic rhythm guitars

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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Comments

rolltide4pa
Love this song. Its in my own songbook that I use with my guitar. Gordon is my biggest inspiration for playing and singing storyteller songs. Thanks Gord for everything youve given me.
twinkle64
First time I ever heard him (just now) and my comment is
I am right into him.
hollyricksmi l l e r
I saw Gordon Lightfoot in concert in Springfield, Missouri and his performance was stellar. Beautiful lyrics, wonderful performer!
lyssaviolet
I love the symmetry of beauty in his voice and the words he writes. You only get that with singer/songw r i t e r s . There is no disconnect. Just a simply bittersweet sentiment expressed by a flawed man needing his love. I have yet to find a Gordon Lightfoot song that I didn't thoroughly enjoy. So very lovely.

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