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Downbound Train

Artist:Chuck Berry  Album:After School Session  Writer:BERRY CHUCK  Composer:BERRY CHUCK 

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A stranger lying on a bar room floor Had drank so much he could drink no more So he fell asleep with a troubled brain To dream that he rode on that downbound train The engine with blood was sweaty and damp And brilliantly lit with a brimstone lamp And imps for fuel were shovelling bones While the furnace rang with a thousand groans The boiler was filled with lager beer The devil himself was the engineer The passengers were most a motley crew Some were foreigners and others he knew Rich men in broadcloth, beggars in rags Handsome young ladies and wicked old hags As the train rushed on at a terrible pace Sulphuric fumes scorched their hands and face Wider and wider the country grew

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