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"Rock Island Line" is an American blues/folk song performed and first recorded by Lead Belly in the 1930s. Versions have been recorded by other artists. The song is ostensibly about the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad.

The chorus to the old song reads:

The Rock Island Line is a mighty good road The Rock Island Line is the road to ride The Rock Island Line is a mighty good road If you want to ride you gotta ride… read more

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  • Avatar for fatg1t
    Oh his influence is still ongoing! Madness started as a two-tone (skiffle) band and he is still in peoples music now!
  • Avatar for humtey
    this man is responsable for so many teens picking up guitars who went on to be legends in there own right .
  • Avatar for steamboat58
    Thanks Ingetraud
  • Avatar for Roy1968Wood
    Imagine that The Beatles started out making this ind of music,
  • Avatar for headey
    [url=http://www.last.fm/search/overview?q=Lonnie+Donegan+%E2%80%93+Rock+Island+Line&type=track&page=1]search -NB check both pages[/url] for streamable LD versions ~~~~~~~~~~ & try the tag radio for more versions : www.last.fm/tag/rock%20island%20line
  • Avatar for B-AIRLINE
    GET ON THROUGH AND YOU'RE IN SHIT STATE
  • Avatar for HorstKrannich
    +++ ist das klasse +++
  • Avatar for whiteboy32386
    amazing.
  • Avatar for KidSweden
    Thanks Elodave!! :)
  • Avatar for Elodave
    To train buffs everywhere-this is for you!!!

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